State-local Partnership Eliminates Significant Source of Wastewater Pollution to Monmouth County’s Shark River

STATE-LOCAL PARTNERSHIP ELIMINATES SIGNIFICANT SOURCE OF WASTEWATER POLLUTION TO MONMOUTH COUNTY’S SHARK RIVER

(17/P19) TRENTON – Working in collaboration, the New Jersey Department of Transportation, Department of Environmental Protection, Monmouth County and Neptune City have tracked down and repaired a significant source of bacterial contamination that affected water quality and contributed to the closure of shellfish beds in the Shark River late last year.

Using dye tests and cameras provided by NJDOT, the partners were able to locate sewage leaking into a stormwater discharge pipe at West Sylvania Avenue in Neptune City. The …read more

Source: NJ.gov

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