We can't say it often enough -- our volunteers are just awesome!
Mattapan bank and head of Marsh Islands, Neponset River On July 15, 2022, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued the 2021 Water Quality Report Card for the Neponset River and the bacteria “grades”, which can be seen on the map below. The report card shows the result of water samples taken from various locations […]
The Neponset River Watershed is filled with many locations where you can find park space, trails, and easy access to the river or a tributary. Unfortunately, this is not the case in the Lower Neponset River. Many decades of industry in the riverside communities of Hyde Park, Mattapan, Milton, and Dorchester have made it difficult […]
We need you to contact your State Senator before July 31 and tell them that you support the drought bill.
Water quality looked promising with low E. Coli levels, high dissolved oxygen, and low phosphorus levels.
NepRWA's 2022 Annual Meeting is now in the history books.
It was a perfect day for enjoying the Neponset River, Greenway Trail, and DCR parks!
We urge you to contact your legislators and ask them to pass the bill to protect water supplies across drought regions.
June 2022 — NepRWA staff has been working with a diverse staff from the Town of Foxborough and Fuss & O’Neill to get the word out about both the project and provide general education about climate-driven stormwater flooding and drought. For more information and to provide feedback, visit the project website. Events have included: an […]
BYOB (bring your own boat) and join us for a fun time on the river!
Thank you to the hundreds of volunteers who participated in the Neponset River Watershed cleanup.
Join us for some (or all) of our fun events in 2022!
EPA formally proposed to add the Lower Neponset (3.7 miles between Mother Brook and the Baker Dam) to the National Priorities List
There's good news to report on some priority bills.
January 2022– We are pleased to announce a year-long partnership with the Castle Island Brewery through their Fiver Charitable initiative. The Fiver Initiative is a charitable giving program supported by global sales of Fiver, Castle Island’s year-round Hazy IPA. For every giving year – the period from December 1st through November 30th – they will contribute […]
The 2021 annual water quality results are in! Watch the video below or read the report to get the latest update on the Neponset River, streams, and ponds.
The Neponset Estuary is an Area of Critical Environmental Concern and needs to remain protected.
During the course of this study, we surveyed trout at over 60 sites, assessed 113 culverts, and engaged 54 volunteers in over 1000 volunteer hours!
Our October sampling event was a dry one, with no large rain events happening in the 72 hours prior.
An extra big thank you to our CWMN volunteers who quite literally weathered the storm for our September water sampling event.