The Township Committee congratulates the six Memorial Junior School finalists who won the Township's Non-point Source Pollution Poster Contest, "Litterally Speaking." View the winning entries
Hanover Cleanup Collaboration Yields Tons of Debris
The section of the Whippany River bordering Central Park in Hanover Township and surrounding areas are significantly cleaner following a November 5th community service project that saw the municipality, Barclays, the Whippany River Watershed Action Committee, and Hanover’s Green Team work together to remove 2.12 tons of debris from the water and nearby land. Read the article (PDF)
Browse through several great resources available that thoroughly discuss the many aspects of stormwater management.
Stormwater management can be beautiful. The Whippany River Watershed Action Committee (WRWAC) and the Rutgers Extension worked together using a grant from the Watershed Institute to build a demonstration rain garden at the Whippanong Library side of the Hanover Township Municipal Complex.
There are federal, state, and local laws that prohibit residents and businesses from discharging or depositing pollutants into any waters or onto land where these pollutants might eventually enter water.
Read the Township of Hanover's Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan.