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Gov. Chris Christie announces $202 million flood control project for Union Beach, New Jersey (Credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Gov. Christie Unveils $202 Million Flood Control Project For Sandy-Ravaged Union Beach

The project will include the construction of thousands of feet of levees and flood walls as well as tide gates and pump stations.


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Officials: Jersey Shore Is Ready For Memorial Day Weekend

Officials in New Jersey say the Shore is ready for the unofficial kickoff to the summer season.


Water workers survey a damaged residence on November 6, 2012 in Sea Bright, New Jersey. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Residents, Businesses In 5 NJ Counties Asked To Reduce Water Use

Crews have been working to repair the Passaic Valley Sewerage Commission wastewater treatment system after it was damaged by severe flooding and power outages during Superstorm Sandy.


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Christie Orders Water Conservation; Municipalities Issue Boil Water Advisories

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie on Wednesday signed an executive order demanding that state residents conserve water until power returns, in the wake of Superstorm Sandy.


Uprooted tree damages a sidewalk on West Oakdene Avenue in Leonia, NJ Friday, September 30, 2011 (credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

Residents, Crews Begin Storm Damage Clean Up In Leonia, NJ

Severe weather that hit the Tri-State area Thursday evening caused some significant damage to one New Jersey town.


Hudson River sewage

Pumps Now Working At Harlem Sewage Plant; Beaches Could Open Soon

New York City health officials hope to lift advisories at some area beaches forced to close due to a massive sewage spill in the Hudson River.


A car is seen nearly submerged in a street in Little Falls, NJ - Mar 16, 2010 - Photo: Peter Haskell / WCBS 880

$3.4B Needed For Flooding Problems Along Passaic River

A panel has called for a moratorium on new construction in the basin’s flood plains, which span the eastern Highlands region, Pompton Valley and the Watchung Mountains.


Generic Water Faucet File Photo (credit: CBS)

N.J. Expands Drought Watch To Entire State

All of New Jersey is now under a drought watch.