Drought Watch Status Lifting
Drought Watch Status - Now Normal

As water supply conditions have improved, DEP is lifting the water supply drought status that has been in place since August 9, 2022.

Help Protect Your Local Parks!
Help Protect Your Local Parks!

The NJDEP rules that govern use and maintenance of Green Acres encumbered parks are being updated, and we want your feedback! Join us for stakeholder meetings:

  • January 24, 1 – 3 p.m.
  • January 26, 1 – 3 p.m.
  • January 31, 6 – 8 p.m.
Green Acres program
Green Acres Opens 2023 Funding Round

The program is accepting applications for land acquisition, park development, stewardship, jake’s law, and urban parks funding projects. 

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Trenton Water Works

Governor Murphy announced that DEP would initiate direct operational oversight to support and improve TWW.

Opportunities to Support Green Jobs
Opportunities to Support Green Jobs

Notice of Funds Availability (NOFA) issued to seek proposals for innovative pilot programs to support and build a diverse, inclusive green workforce for all New Jerseyans.

Inland Flood Protection Rule

Learn more about the rule. 

Hurricane Ida Recovery Registration Survey

Were you impacted by Hurricane Ida? Please take this survey.


New Jersey Protecting Against Climate Threats.

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Lead Exposure Reduction

Lead Line Identification and Resident Notification.

NJDEP Blue Acres
NJDEP Blue Acres

Strategic climate resilience planning and state-led acquisition of flood-prone property.

Climate Change

What New Jersey is doing to address climate change and reach 100 percent clean energy by 2050.

Environmental Justice

Empowering Garden State residents and communities to reduce the impacts of pollution on overburdened populations.

Flood Resilience

To protect municipalities from flooding, New Jersey is working to build a comprehensive system of flood hazard risk reduction measures.

Does PFAS affect me?
Does PFAS affect me?

List of public water systems with PFAS “forever chemical” violations.

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Water Infrastructure Investment Plan

Protecting and enhancing New Jersey’s water quality and water infrastructure..

Harmful Algal Blooms

Complete guide to HABs, including how to report a bloom in New Jersey and information on the state’s response strategy.