Resources for Homeowners
Below is a list of websites that homeowners can reference on issues such as drinking water, wells, septic systems, and regulatory issues.
Water Quality Fact Sheets and Bulletins - free 1- to 4-page publications provided by the NJ Agricultural Experiment Station
NJDEP Citizen Resources: Homeowner Environmental Responsibilities - information on private well testing, droughts and water conservation
Clean Water NJ - NJDEP website with easy tips on what you can do to preserve water quality at home, in the garden, with pets, and in the garage
NJDEP Publications - includes links to permitting forms, technical manuals and reports
US EPA Concerned Citizen Resources - "Ensuring Safe Drinking Water" provides information on drinking water contaminents, well testing, how to find out where your drinking water comes from, and more.
New Jersey USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service: Information for Homeowners, - suggestions for conservation measures to prevent soil erosion, improve water quality and reduce flood impacts
New Jersey Ground Water Association - use the "search" feature to find a well driller/supplier in your area