stormwater

Neponset Stormwater Partnership

We help our communities with their stormwater cleanup efforts through regional cooperation and resource sharing, under the umbrella of the Neponset Stormwater Partnership (NSP). The goal is more effective cleanup at a lower cost, through economies of scale. The partnership communities cooperate on creating key permit documents printing regional public outreach materials creating model stormwater […]

Neponset Stormwater Partnership Update

NepRWA’s regional program, the Neponset Stormwater Partnership (NSP), has kicked off the new year on a high note with many towns within the watershed signing on to participate in the 2019 NSP program year. This year marks the fourth year of community commitment to the NSP and is the first year of multiple reporting deadlines […]

Reducing Polluted Stormwater Runoff

We are reducing polluted stormwater runoff throughout the local communities across the Neponset Watershed with assistance from grants, partnerships, and volunteers.  When rain falls on hard surfaces it washes a number of pollutants into storm drains including: bacteria and parasites from pet waste chemicals from fertilizer, pesticides, herbicides Phosphorous from leaves and grass clippings snow/ice […]

NepRWA Challenges US EPA Action on Key Stormwater Permit

In October, NepRWA joined a coalition of nine groups led by the Mass Rivers Alliance to sue the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) over its decision to postpone a critical new stormwater permit one day before it was due to take effect. The new permit would tighten rules for polluted stormwater runoff that comes off […]

$137k for Stoughton Stormwater

The Gibbons School in Stoughton will be sporting new stormwater management features thanks to a recent grant proposal.

$137k Grant for Stoughton Stormwater

Soon the Gibbons School in Stoughton will be sporting some snazzy new stormwater management features thanks to a grant proposal written by the Watershed Association and the Stoughton Engineering Department.