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Since 1998, we have led 10,000+ water resource projects for over 2,000 clients, producing award-winning environmental solutions from concept to construction.

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Princeton Hydro celebrated World Fish Migration Day

Enjoy this fun video highlighting the trials and tribulations of fish passage. Will the fish make it upstream? Watch the video to find out.

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Hot Topics

HARMFUL ALGAL BLOOMS. HABs have serious, negative impacts on water quality and the health of people, pets, and livestock. What causes HABs and how can they be prevented?

NJ STORMWATER RULE. As of March 2, 2021. the updated New Jersey Stormwater Management Rule (N.J.A.C. 7:8) is in effect.  Is your municipality in compliance?

FLOATING WETLAND ISLANDS. Looking for a unique and creative way to manage nutrient runoff in freshwater lakes? Floating Wetland Islands are a low-cost, effective green infrastructure solution used to mitigate phosporus and nitrogen stormwater pollution.

LIVING SHORELINES.  Using an innovative coastal resiliency design, our team designed a living shoreline using recycled Christmas trees to restore a disappearing shoreline in Point Pleasant, NJ.

MANAGING INVASIVE PHRAGMITES.  Non-native Phragmites australis (aka Common Reed) is an aggresively invasive species of perennial grass found across North America.  Read our case studies on management and removal.

CLIMATE CHANGE AND LAKES. Lakes are living laboratories through which we can observe the local effects of climate change in our own communities. We put together a list of four inter-related, climate change induced environmental impacts that can affect lakes and lake communities.

WHAT IS GREEN INFRASTRUCTURE?  Green infrastructure can be an eco-friendly way to handle stormwater runoff. Learn about best practices and view some real-world examples in action.

 

PESTICIDE-FREE LAKE MANAGEMENT. Check-out these tips for managing your lakes and ponds without the use of pesticides.

BECOME A SCHUYLKILL RIVER COMMUNITY SCIENTIST.  Looking for an easy way to get involved? Find a spot on the Schuylkill River and visually assess any debris or dumping along 100-foot stretch of its riverbanks using our mobile-friendly form.  It only takes 5 minutes!

WHAT IS AQUATIC ORGANISM PASSAGE (AOP)?  Historically, culverts were built to move water quickly, however the designs present a barrier for migratory fish and aquatic organisms.  AOP efforts seek to maintain connectivity by allowing aquatic organisms to migrate upstream or downstream under roads.

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Posted on April 10th, 2021 by Princeton Hydro

6 Tips To Prepare Your Pond For Spring

Posted on October 27th, 2020 by Princeton Hydro

UPDATE: NJ's Dunes at Shoal Harbor Shoreline is Restored

Posted on June 7th, 2018 by Princeton Hydro

“Floating Classroom” Launches into Lake Hopatcong

Posted on May 14th, 2019 by Princeton Hydro

Recycled Christmas Trees Used to Restore Disappearing NJ Shoreline

Posted on October 5th, 2020 by Princeton Hydro

Community Science on the Schuylkill River