Working cooperatively with our watershed communities is one of the most effective ways to reduce stormwater pollution.
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 […]
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 […]
The Town of Stoughton was recently awarded $96,836 for projects at the Dawe School that will help fight stormwater pollution.
When is a street tree more than a tree? When it's planted in a special box designed to clean up stormwater pollution.
NepRWA and the Town of Milton are partnering to clean up polluted stormwater runoff by upgrading Wendell Park with a series of six tree filter boxes.
Community members from Mattapan and Hyde Park convened to discuss the health of the Neponset River, and steps to ensure cleanup and increased access.
Here is a coming attraction that you should really be excited about!
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 […]
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 […]
Our staff has been extremely busy this spring with exciting stormwater projects in nine different communities.
In 2012, US EPA inspectors found oil leaking into the Neponset River from the Saint Gobain-owned CertainTeed roofing plant (formerly Bird and Son) in Norwood.
The final stormwater structure is currently under construction on Avery Street.
We're helping our communities do a better job on their stormwater cleanup efforts through regional cooperation.
The long awaited update to the US EPA’s municipal stormwater permit (MS4) is scheduled to be released before the middle of April.
De-icing solutions containing salt are added to the roadways to allow for safer driving conditions in the winter. Much of this salt ends up in our waterways as the snow and ice begin to melt.
On Thursday Feb 11, Milton Town Meeting decided to create a "Stormwater Utility," an innovative, fee-based approach to fund maintenance of stormwater infrastructure.
The Gibbons School in Stoughton will be sporting new stormwater management features thanks to a recent grant proposal.
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.