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Save the Source


Protecting the Kirkwood-Cohansey Aquifer

Save the Source is an outreach campaign by Pinelands Preservation Alliance to protect the 17-trillion gallon Kirkwood-Cohansey Aquifer, a vast reserve of fresh water that underlies southern New Jersey and all of the Pinelands.

New Jersey’s network of rivers, wetlands and ground water is the source of life from the Pinelands to the Jersey Shore to the Delaware River and beyond. Millions of people depend on New Jersey’s ground water every day for drinking, their economic wellbeing and quality of life.

Watch great short videos about the people who depend on the Kirkwood-Cohansey aquifer for their livelihoods, water supply and fun. See what you can do to help save the aquifer.

The Kirkwood-Cohansey is one of the cleanest aquifers in America. Yet it is threatened by overuse, pollution and degradation.

The future of the aquifer is being set TODAY. See the stories of people whose lives and livelihoods rely on a healthy groundwater supply. Help us as we work to make protection of every drop of water in the Kirkwood-Cohansey a priority.

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