Happenings

NepRWA Tackles Climate Change

Climate change will affect the Neponset Watershed land, water, people, and wildlife -- and create a new "normal" for all of us.

Neponset River Report Card: 2021

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 […]

Greenways Program

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 […]

Municipal Outdoor Water Restrictions | Neponset River Watershed

Updated June 15, 2022 — Significant Drought Declared for Southeast and Northeast Regions in MA “With Massachusetts continuing to experience dry conditions in much of the state over the course of the last several months, Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA) Secretary Beth Card today declared a Level 2-Significant Drought in both the Northeast and Southeast […]

Drought Action Needed Now

We urge you to contact your legislators and ask them to pass the bill to protect water supplies across drought regions.

Foxborough Green Infrastructure Project: 2022

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 […]