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Addressing Flooding in Ridgewood: A Collaborative Effort

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Ridgewood has faced significant challenges with flooding, experiencing three major floods from October to January. This prompted village officials to intensify discussions with regional and national agencies to develop a robust water control solution.

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Village of Ridgewood Holds Informative Public Forum on Flood Mitigation with the United States Army Corps of Engineers

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Ridgewood NJ, the Village of Ridgewood recently hosted a productive and insightful public forum with the United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) at Village Hall. The meeting focused on how the USACE can assist Ridgewood with flood mitigation efforts. Residents had the opportunity to share their experiences, concerns, and thoughts on the impact of flooding in the Village.

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US Army Corps of Engineers will be in Ridgewood on Monday, June 17th at 7:30 pm to discuss short- and long-term flooding solutions

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Ridgewood NJ, in January the Village of Ridgewood made a formal request to the United States Army Corps. of Engineers seeking their assistance and intervention with regard to flooding along the Ho-Ho-Kus Brook and the Saddle River.

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Passaic Avenue Bridge in Lodi to Be Replaced

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Lodi NJ,  Bergen County Board of Commissioners and County Executive Jim Tedesco proudly announce a significant infrastructure enhancement project in Lodi. The recent passage of Resolution #0348-24 marks the commencement of the Replacement of Passaic Avenue Bridge No. 20031B over the Saddle River, a critical initiative for the Borough of Lodi, Bergen County, NJ.

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Ridgewood Parks Division Removes Tree Blocking Saddle River

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Ridgewood NJ, Ridgewood Parks Division removed a large tree down across the Saddle River on Friday. River bank erosion and root exposure have made these downed trees a more frequent issue. According to Village Manager Kieth Kazmark ,”Bank stabilization is a major topic the Village will be discussing with the US Army Corps of Engineers this spring”

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Upper Saddle River Wins Decade Old Lawsuit Over Sewage Discharge

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Upper Saddle River NJ, after a decade-long legal battle, the borough has been awarded a $900,000 settlement over the discharge of approximately 540,000 gallons of waste into the Saddle River by the Rockland County Sewer District No. 1.

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SPRING TRADITION GETS UNDERWAY WITH OPENING DAY OF TROUT SEASON ON SATURDAY, APRIL 6

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Ho-Ho-Kus NJ, New Jersey waterways will be freshly stocked with more than 180,000 rainbow trout, as well as larger broodstock, for anglers eagerly awaiting the beginning of spring trout season on Saturday, April 6.

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Flood Watch For Bergen County Starting Saturday Morning

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Ridgewood NJ, here we go again, flood watch is now in effect from Saturday morning through late Saturday night for portions of northeast New Jersey and southeast New York, including Bergen , Passaic and Hudson  counties. Excessive rainfall may lead to flooding of rivers, creeks, streams, and low-lying areas, especially in poor drainage and urban regions.

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Village of Ridgewood Sets Up Next Appointment with the United States Army Corps of Engineers

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Ridgewood NJ,accord to the Village of Ridgewood Manager Keith Kazmark , the Village received a letter from Colonel Alexander L. Young, Commander of the New York District of the United States Army Corps of Engineers acknowledging the Village’s request for assistance and laying out multiple program options for us to pursue. We are tentatively set to meet internally with the USACE next week to discuss the path forward and next steps with regard to residential flooding and the impact on Village/BOE infrastructure. Progress.

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Tree Cleared From Saddle River by Village of Ridgewood After Latest Storm

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Ridgewood NJ, during the storm this past weekend, a large tree along the Saddle River was down and up against the Linwood Avenue Bridge. The Ridgewood Parks Division and Streets Division worked together to remove the tree and clear the debris from the river.

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Ridgewood Village Council Finally Moves on Public Safety

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Ridgewood NJ, on Tuesday June 15th 2021 , the East Saddle River footbridge at the bottom Kingsbridge Lane was closed with caution tape and horses. One Wednesday , additional plywood blockades were installed by the Ridgewood maintenance crew, as they unsecured a portion of broken fencing. A Village source told the Ridgewood blog ,”the bridge is shot” .

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Deadline Nearing on Village of Ridgewood Flood Event Survey and Photo Submission

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Ridgewood NJ, has your home been impacted by a flood event? The Village of Ridgewood has launched an online portal for residents to submit details and photos of flood events.

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Village of Ridgewood Clears Fallen Trees from Ho-Ho-Kus Brook and Saddle River

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Ridgewood NJ, according to  Village Manager Keith Kazmark ,despite frigid temperatures our Parks Division began the process of removing down trees from Ho-Ho-Kus Brook and Saddle River yesterday.

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Village Manager Says Flooding Problem is Bigger than Village of Ridgewood

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Ridgewood NJ, the Village Manager Keith Kazmark said in Wednesday nights council meeting , “Our community experienced significant flooding this week for the for the third time in just over a three-month period. The Village has prioritized these concerns and has engaged the US Army Corps. of Engineers and the NJ DEP as we seek Federal and State support for flood mitigation. We must protect residential properties and both Village and Board of Education assets. I addressed this topic at the Village Council meeting last night.”

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Preparing for Potential Flooding in the Village of Ridgewood : Stay Informed and Take Precautions

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Ridgewood NJ, As we brace ourselves for an impending weather event, the Village is urging residents, especially those in low-lying areas near the Ho-Ho-Kus Brook or the Saddle River, to take necessary precautions. With heavy rains and strong winds forecast    for tomorrow night into Wednesday, it’s essential to stay informed and be prepared for the possibility of another flood event.

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