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Hon. Ras Baraka
Mayor, City Of Newark
Introduction:
Joseph Della Fave, Ironbound Community Corporation
Welcome
Commissioner Robert Martin
New Jersey Department of
Environmental Protection
Introduction:
Daniel Kennedy
New Jersey Depar...
Joan Leary Matthews
Director, Clean Water Division, U.S.
Environmental Protection Agency Region 2
Introduction:
Kate Ander...
Radhika Fox
Chief Executive Officer, U.S. Water Alliance
Director, Value of Water Coalition
Introduction:
Bob Iacullo
SUEZ...
Water Infrastructure:
Laying the Groundwork for Economic
Development and Sustainable Communities
Plenary Session
Albert Ch...
Plenary Session
Michele Siekerka
President and Chief Executive Officer,
New Jersey Business & Industry Association
Plenary Session
Albert Cho
Vice President, Strategy and
Business Development, Xylem Inc.
Plenary Session
Michael Deane
Executive Director, National Association of
Water Companies
Plenary Session
Anthony Perno
Chief Executive Officer, Cooper’s Ferry
Partnership
LIVE. WORK. Green. CAMDEN.
12.10.15
Camden SMART
NJ Urban Water Conference
A Collective Impact Approach to Stormwater Mana...
A COMPLEX CAUSE
more
development
more paved
surfaces
more stormwater
runoff
10% 20% 30% 55%
CAMDEN 1957
 Regional Waterfront Destination
 Multi-Modal Transportation Options
 Educational & Medical Hub
 Camden Promise Zone d...
July 2013 Flooding on the Camden
Waterfront stranded concert goers and
suspended regional transportation
connections.
Camd...
Stormwater Management
A NEIGHBORHOOD DEVELOPMENT PRIORITY
HOW DO WE TACKLE COMPLEX PROBLEMS?
The Camden SMART Initiative
The Camden SMART Initiative a community-driven
movement to protect human health, improve condi...
Neighborhood Center cistern
A COMMUNITY-DRIVEN APPROACH
SMART IN NUMBERS
47GREEN INFRASTRUCTURE PROJECTS COMPLETED
1,458TREES PLANTED
223RAIN BARRELS DISTRIBUTED
4,000RESIDENTS E...
Camden SMART Completed Projects
Project Name, Features Street Address Neighborhood Property Owner Completion Date
Gallons ...
LIVE. WORK. Green. CAMDEN.
Anthony J. Perno III, Esq.
Chief Executive Officer
Cooper’s Ferry Partnership
One Port Center
2...
Plenary Session
Rahwa Girmatzion
Program Director, PUSH Buffalo
Water Infrastructure:
Laying the Groundwork for Economic
Development and Sustainable Communities
Plenary Session
Albert Ch...
MARK MAURIELLO
Edgewood Properties; Co-Chair, Jersey Water Works
MARGARET WALDOCK
Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation; Member, J...
THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS
LEADERS
ADVOCATES
SUPPORTERS
WHAT WE’RE FACING
ASSESSING THE SITUATION AND
SEEING THE POSSIBILITIES
THE POWER OF COLLABORATION
INDIVIDUAL EFFORTS COLLABORATIVE ACTION
STEERING COMMITTEE
DREW CURTIS
Ironbound Community Corporation
DONNA DREWES
Sustainable Jersey
JENNIFER GONZALEZ
Louis Ber...
SHARED
GOALS
Smart Combined
Sewer Overflow
Plans
Financially
Sustainable Systems
Empowered
Stakeholders
Effective Green an...
Effective Green and Gray
Infrastructure
Smart Combined Sewer
Overflow Plans
Financially
Sustainable Systems
Empowered Stakeholders
JERSEY WATER WORKS STRUCTURE
Our first official
collaboration exercise!
• On your smartphone, tablet or computer,
open a browser and navigate to
www.go...
WANTS YOU!
A COMMITMENT TO OUR FUTURE
Water Infrastructure That
Works for Cities
Hon. Chris Bollwage, Mayor, City of Elizabeth
Hon. Wilda Diaz, Mayor, City of P...
Closing Remarks
Peter Kasabach
New Jersey Future
New Jersey Urban Water Conference December 2015
New Jersey Urban Water Conference December 2015
New Jersey Urban Water Conference December 2015
New Jersey Urban Water Conference December 2015
New Jersey Urban Water Conference December 2015
New Jersey Urban Water Conference December 2015
New Jersey Urban Water Conference December 2015
New Jersey Urban Water Conference December 2015
New Jersey Urban Water Conference December 2015
New Jersey Urban Water Conference December 2015
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New Jersey Urban Water Conference December 2015

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A half-day conference focused on strategies for upgrading New Jersey's aging and inadequate urban water infrastructure so that affected communities see multiple economic, environmental and public-health benefits. The conference also introduced the Jersey Water Works collaborative.

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New Jersey Urban Water Conference December 2015

  1. 1. Hon. Ras Baraka Mayor, City Of Newark Introduction: Joseph Della Fave, Ironbound Community Corporation Welcome
  2. 2. Commissioner Robert Martin New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection Introduction: Daniel Kennedy New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection Member, Jersey Water Works Steering Committee
  3. 3. Joan Leary Matthews Director, Clean Water Division, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Region 2 Introduction: Kate Anderson U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Region 2 Member, Jersey Water Works Steering Committee
  4. 4. Radhika Fox Chief Executive Officer, U.S. Water Alliance Director, Value of Water Coalition Introduction: Bob Iacullo SUEZ Keynote Address
  5. 5. Water Infrastructure: Laying the Groundwork for Economic Development and Sustainable Communities Plenary Session Albert Cho Vice President, Strategy and Business Development, Xylem Inc. Rahwa Girmatzion Program Director, PUSH Buffalo Michael Deane Executive Director, National Association of Water Companies Anthony Perno Chief Executive Officer, Cooper’s Ferry Partnership Moderator: Michele Siekerka President and Chief Executive Officer, New Jersey Business & Industry Association
  6. 6. Plenary Session Michele Siekerka President and Chief Executive Officer, New Jersey Business & Industry Association
  7. 7. Plenary Session Albert Cho Vice President, Strategy and Business Development, Xylem Inc.
  8. 8. Plenary Session Michael Deane Executive Director, National Association of Water Companies
  9. 9. Plenary Session Anthony Perno Chief Executive Officer, Cooper’s Ferry Partnership
  10. 10. LIVE. WORK. Green. CAMDEN. 12.10.15 Camden SMART NJ Urban Water Conference A Collective Impact Approach to Stormwater Management Anthony J. Perno, CEO Cooper’s Ferry Partnership
  11. 11. A COMPLEX CAUSE more development more paved surfaces more stormwater runoff 10% 20% 30% 55%
  12. 12. CAMDEN 1957
  13. 13.  Regional Waterfront Destination  Multi-Modal Transportation Options  Educational & Medical Hub  Camden Promise Zone designation  Community Policing Model  Sustainability Agenda  Economic Opportunity Act CAMDEN: A City Invincible
  14. 14. July 2013 Flooding on the Camden Waterfront stranded concert goers and suspended regional transportation connections. Camden’s Struggle With Stormwater
  15. 15. Stormwater Management A NEIGHBORHOOD DEVELOPMENT PRIORITY
  16. 16. HOW DO WE TACKLE COMPLEX PROBLEMS?
  17. 17. The Camden SMART Initiative The Camden SMART Initiative a community-driven movement to protect human health, improve conditions for economic development, improve water quality, and enhance the quality of life for Camden City, its residents, and the Delaware River watershed through the broad use of green and grey infrastructure techniques for stormwater management. EDUCATE. IMPLEMENT. ENGAGE.
  18. 18. Neighborhood Center cistern A COMMUNITY-DRIVEN APPROACH
  19. 19. SMART IN NUMBERS 47GREEN INFRASTRUCTURE PROJECTS COMPLETED 1,458TREES PLANTED 223RAIN BARRELS DISTRIBUTED 4,000RESIDENTS ENGAGED 40+PARTNERSHIPS CREATED $25 MILLIONINVESTED CAMDEN FROM 2011-2015 Yorkship Elementary School Rain Garden Since 2011... 992 Trees Planted 27 Green Infrastructure ProjectsInstalled 120 Rain Barrels Distributed + + Yorkship Elementary School Rain Garden Since 2011... 992 Trees Planted 27 Green Infrastructure ProjectsInstalled 120 Rain Barrels Distributed + + = Green Infrastructure Project Tree Planting Ferry Avenue Library Rain GardenWaterfront South Rain Gardens Yorkship Elementary School Rain Garden Since 2011... 992 Trees Planted 27 Green Infrastructure ProjectsInstalled 120 Rain Barrels Distributed + + = 3.1 million gallonsof stormwater captured annually
  20. 20. Camden SMART Completed Projects Project Name, Features Street Address Neighborhood Property Owner Completion Date Gallons of Stormwater Captured per Year 20th St. Community Garden, Rain Garden N 20th at River Ave Cramer Hill Cramer Hill CDC June-10 63,000 Sumner Elementary School, Rain Gardens 1600 S 8th Street Liberty Park Camden Board of Education June-10 110,000 Ferry Avenue Rain Garden 1645 Ferry Avenue Waterfront South Camden County MUA March-11 75,000 Waterfront South Native Plant Nursery 1645 Ferry Avenue Waterfront South Camden County MUA April-11 Waterfront South, Rain Gardens S Broadway @ Chelton Ave Waterfront South Camden County MUA July-11 470,000 Ferry Avenue Library, Rain Garden 852 Ferry Avenue Centerville Camden City April-12 62,500 Brimm School, Rain Garden 1626 Copewood Street Whitman Park Camden Board of Education May-12 81,000 RT Cream School Rain Garden 1875 Leon Huff Street Centerville Camden Board of Education June-12 25,000 PRUP, Rain Garden and Rainwater Harvesting 818 S. Broadway Bergen Square Puerto Rican Unity for Progress June-12 31,250 Woodrow Wilson High School, Rain Garden 3100 Federal Street Stockton Camden Board of Education July-12 30,000 29th St., Rain Gardens 29th St @ Pierce St & Tyler St Cramer Hill Cramer Hill CDC July-12 296,000 Park Blvd, Rain Garden #1 Park Blvd @ Magnolia Ave Parkside PBCIP/Camden County August-12 60,000 Park Blvd, Rain Garden #2 Park Blvd @ Vesper Blvd Parkside PBCIP/Camden County August-12 40,000 304 State St., Rainwater Harvesting 304 State Street North Camden Respond September-12 3,000 Neighborhood Center, Rain Garden, Rainwater Harvesting 278 Kaighns Ave Central Waterfront Neighborhood Center September-12 119,000 Front St. Community Garden, Rainwater Harvesting N Front St at Penn Street Cooper Grant Cooper Grant Neighbor Assoc. March-13 5,000 Pyne Point School, Rain Garden N 7th Street @ Erie Street North Camden Camden Board of Education April-13 47,700 Yorkship Elementary School, Rain Garden 1251 Collings Ave Fairview Camden Board of Education May-13 22,500 Urban Promise Academy, Rain Garden 27 N 36th Street Rosedale/East Camden Urban Promise Ministries May-13 22,500 St. Anthony's, Rain Garden 29th St @ River Ave Cramer Hill St. Anthony's of Padua July-13 175,000 Liney Ditch Park, Shelterbelt Tree Planting Jasper Street Waterfront South Camden City October-13 117,000 Trenton Ave, Rain Garden Trenton & Newton Ave Cooper Grant James Comstock June-14 CSO Thorndyke, Rain Garden Route 30 & Thorndyke Marlton Camden City June-14 221,000 CSO Baird Blvd, Rain Garden, C27 Baird Blvd & Cooper River Marlton Camden City June-14 122,000 CSO Jackson, Rain Garden, C03 200 Jackson Street Waterfront South Camden City June-14 258,000 Neighborhood Center, Porous Pavement 278 Kaighns Ave Central Waterfront Neighborhood Center November-14 17,306 Mt. Zion Highway of Holiness, Porous Pavement 295 Chestnut Street Central Waterfront Mt. Zion November-14 51,541 Acelero Learning Center, Downspout Planters 311 Grand Ave Marlton Acelero Learning Center September-15 29,687 Adventure Aquarium, Rain Gardens 1 Riverside Drive Central Waterfront State of NJ September-15 158,854 Brimm School, Porous Pavement, Stormwater Planter 1626 Copewood Street Whitman Park Camden Board of Education September-15 121,774 Octavius V. Catto School, Rain Garden, Trees 3100 Westfield Ave Dudley Camden Board of Education September-15 207,031 Copper Sprouts Community Garden, Rain Garden, Rainwater Harvesting, Porous Sidewalk, Trees 7th & Newton Steet Cooper Grant Camden City September-15 221,415 Dudley Grange Park, Rain Garden, Trees 3100 Federal Street Dudley Camden City September-15 27,488 Ferry Avenue Library, Rain Garden, Stormwater Planter, Downspout Planter, Tree 852 Ferry Avenue Centerville Camden City September-15 282,508 Henry H Davis School, Downspout Planters 3425 Cramer St Rosedale/East Camden Camden Board of Education September-15 79,716 St. Joan of Arc Church, Rainwater Harvesting 3107 Alabama Rd Fairview St. Joan of Arc Church September-15 2,500 St. Bartholomew's Church, Rain Garden, Rainwater Harvesting 749-751 Kaighns Ave Bergen Square St. Bartholomew's Church September-15 7,500 Vietnamese Community Garden, Rain Garden, Rainwater Harvesting, Porous Sidewalk 29th & Cramer St Dudley Camden Board of Education September-15 114,279 Respond Day Care, Rainwater Harvesting, Trees 309 Vine St Coopers Point Respond September-15 35,735 US Wiggins Elementary School, Porous Pavement, Tree Pit 400 Mt. Vernon St Bergen Square Camden Board of Education September-15 79,716 Union Field/ Malandra Hall, Rain Garden 1244 S Merrimac Rd Fairview Camden City September-15 340,000 Yorkship Elementary School, Porous Pavement, Landscape Planters, Trees 1251 Collings Ave Fairview Camden Board of Education September-15 145,414 47 SUBTOTAL: 4,378,914 1458 Street Trees Planted (from 1/2011) Camden City Camden-Wide 1458 locations December-14 1,458,000 Rain Barrel Program (223 Rain Barrels) Camden City Camden City Camden City residents June-14 289,900 09/25/15 TOTAL 6,126,814 6,126,814 + GALLONS OF STORMWATER
  21. 21. LIVE. WORK. Green. CAMDEN. Anthony J. Perno III, Esq. Chief Executive Officer Cooper’s Ferry Partnership One Port Center 2 Riverside Drive, Suite 501 Camden, NJ 08103 www.coopersferry.com www.camdensmart.com Phone 856/757-9154 Fax 856/757-9478
  22. 22. Plenary Session Rahwa Girmatzion Program Director, PUSH Buffalo
  23. 23. Water Infrastructure: Laying the Groundwork for Economic Development and Sustainable Communities Plenary Session Albert Cho Vice President, Strategy and Business Development, Xylem Inc. Rahwa Girmatzion Program Director, PUSH Buffalo Michael Deane Executive Director, National Association of Water Companies Anthony Perno Chief Executive Officer, Cooper’s Ferry Partnership Moderator: Michele Siekerka President and Chief Executive Officer, New Jersey Business & Industry Association
  24. 24. MARK MAURIELLO Edgewood Properties; Co-Chair, Jersey Water Works MARGARET WALDOCK Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation; Member, Jersey Water Works Steering Committee
  25. 25. THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS LEADERS ADVOCATES SUPPORTERS
  26. 26. WHAT WE’RE FACING
  27. 27. ASSESSING THE SITUATION AND SEEING THE POSSIBILITIES
  28. 28. THE POWER OF COLLABORATION INDIVIDUAL EFFORTS COLLABORATIVE ACTION
  29. 29. STEERING COMMITTEE DREW CURTIS Ironbound Community Corporation DONNA DREWES Sustainable Jersey JENNIFER GONZALEZ Louis Berger ANDREW HENDRY New Jersey Utilities Association PETER KASABACH New Jersey Future MEISHKA MITCHELL Cooper’s Ferry Partnership SHOSHANNA PAGE New Jersey Urban Mayors Association ROB PIRANI NY/NJ Harbor and Estuary Program DAN VAN ABS Rutgers University MARGARET WALDOCK Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation KATE ANDERSON U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Region 2 DAN KENNEDY New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection DAVID ZIMMER New Jersey Environmental Infrastructure Trust EX-OFFICIO NON-VOTING GOVERNMENT MEMBERS MARK MAURIELLO Edgewood Properties Co Chair, Jersey Water Works JANE KENNY Whitman Strategy Group Co Chair, Jersey Water Works ANDY KRICUN Camden County Municipal Utilities Authority LARRY LEVINE National Resources Defense Council DEBBIE MANS NY/NJ Baykeeper STEPHEN MARKS City of Hoboken
  30. 30. SHARED GOALS Smart Combined Sewer Overflow Plans Financially Sustainable Systems Empowered Stakeholders Effective Green and Gray Infrastructure
  31. 31. Effective Green and Gray Infrastructure
  32. 32. Smart Combined Sewer Overflow Plans
  33. 33. Financially Sustainable Systems
  34. 34. Empowered Stakeholders
  35. 35. JERSEY WATER WORKS STRUCTURE
  36. 36. Our first official collaboration exercise! • On your smartphone, tablet or computer, open a browser and navigate to www.govote.at • Enter the code 37 39 94 (without spaces) (Fun fact: If you have location-sharing enabled on your device, the code should appear automatically!)
  37. 37. WANTS YOU!
  38. 38. A COMMITMENT TO OUR FUTURE
  39. 39. Water Infrastructure That Works for Cities Hon. Chris Bollwage, Mayor, City of Elizabeth Hon. Wilda Diaz, Mayor, City of Perth Amboy Hon. Dawn Zimmer, Mayor, City of Hoboken Moderator: Barbara George Johnson Executive Director, New Jersey Urban Mayors Association
  40. 40. Closing Remarks Peter Kasabach New Jersey Future

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