Silver Jackets: Many Partners, One team


Many Partners, One Team


For More Information Contact

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

New Jersey Silver Jackets


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.


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

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Participating Agencies



  • Delaware River Basin Commission
  • New Jersey 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

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers supports state-led Silver Jackets Teams through its Flood Risk Management Program.