Governor Murphy tours storm damage in Hillsborough after Topical Storm Ida


How Will NJ Manage Stormwater as Climate Changes, Flooding Increases?

Experts discuss the challenges — and the costs — of upgrading long-neglected infrastructure

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT NEWS – New Jersey is no stranger to extreme storm events. Last September, Tropical Storm Ida dumped a record nine inches on the state, leading to flash floods that ended up taking the lives of 30 residents. The storm once again focused attention on the state’s problems with managing stormwater, an issue singled out as the main cause of polluting streams, rivers and lakes …