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New Jersey Silver Jackets

VISION STATEMENT

It is the focus of the Silver Jackets Team in New Jersey to develop strong intergovernmental partnerships that result in comprehensive and sustainable solutions to state flood hazards.

MISSION STATEMENT

Through an intergovernmental team of state and Federal agencies, a collaborative process to mitigate New Jersey’s flood risk will:

  • Enable the effective and efficient sharing of information;
  • Foster the leveraging of available agency resources;
  • Increase and improve flood risk communication and outreach;
  • Provide improved service to our mutual customers; and
  • Promote wise stewardship of the taxpayers’ investment.
Team Activities
  • Passaic River Basin Flood Inundation Mapping (4 sites)
  • Passaic River Basin Unsteady Modeling for Forecast Improvements
  • Flood Inundation Mapping for Rahway River & Assunpink Creek
  • Non-Structural Flood Proofing Workshops in Cumberland County
For More Information Contact

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Philadelphia District, Email, 215-656-6549

Participating Agencies

Federal

State

  • Delaware River Basin Commission
  • NJ Department of Environmental Protection, Office of Engineering and Construction
  • NJ Office of Emergency Management, Preparedness and Mitigation Unit
  • NJ Office of Homeland Security and Protection