Doyle Playground hasn’t been much of a playground for quite some time now. In fact, many people who live on River Street in Hyde Park don’t even know that the overgrown, uninviting space across from their homes once was a playground. But after years of neglect, the space is being completely transformed for the better. […]
In case you were wondering, your umbrella isn’t the only thing to go UP when the rain falls DOWN. Flushes of pollutants are washed off surfaces during storms and make their unwelcomed journey into streams and rivers of the local watershed. These pollutants traveling with the stormwater are major contributors for increased water pollution. These […]
Stormwater is one of the river's biggest challenges - for pollution, flooding, drought and climate adaptation.
There is a season filled with color that brightens our days as the sunlight fades...
Legacy contamination in the reservoir must be cleaned up.
Quincy Quarries: Taken for Granite Saturday, December 1st from 1pm- 2:30 pm Space is limited. Pre-registration is required. Email email@example.com for meeting place and directions. Rain date: Sunday, December 2. Join staff from the Neponset River Watershed Association and Les Tyrala, a registered geologist, as we explore the geology and quarry history to understand why […]
The Town of Stoughton was recently awarded $96,836 for projects at the Dawe School that will help fight stormwater pollution.
Rainy weather contributed to high E. coli concentrations this summer.
Several hundred local residents, elected officials and community activists gathered on either side of the beautiful new “Harvest River Bridge” on September 29 to officially celebrate the opening of the newest section of the Neponset River Greenway trail between Central Avenue in Milton and Mattapan square. Attendees enjoyed musical performances on both sides of the […]
At this conference, organized by the Watershed Action Alliance of Southeastern Massachusetts, we’ll talk about all things water.
We're pleased to announce that the Greater Boston Chapter of Trout Unlimited has named the Neponset River it's “home waters”.
Time to make the spores
Join NepRWA and TogetherYes of Norwood Wed., Oct. 24 at 6:30pm Morrill Memorial Library 33 Walpole St, Norwood, MA Climate Change & Hazardous Weather Flooding, and the drought that come with climate change, will be addressed by Neponset River Watershed Association Executive Director, Ian Cooke, and Norwood Planning & Economic Development Director, Paul Halkiotis. There […]
Thanks to everyone who helped with the Neponset River Fall Cleanup!
On August 13th, Boch Automotive announced that it would drop its proposed development of one of the few naturally wooded parcels of land along the Neponset River in Norwood. However, residents should remain vigilant.
Listen in as Neil Rhein of Keep Mass Beautiful interviews NepRWA's Ian Cooke about All Things Water
After years of delay and with the help of a successful lawsuit by conservation groups, a new, much stronger permit for stormwater discharges by municipalities in Massachusetts finally took effect on July 1.
Admit it, the Neponset’s your favorite river and you’ve always known it’s the best! But now it’s official, the Neponset River Greenway Trail has been voted “best neighborhood diversion in Dorchester” by the editors of Boston Magazine. Photo courtesy of Mass.gov We knew it all along, but its always nice to have a little much […]
Last summer, we discovered a major pollution issue at the Dedham transfer station - and it doesn't appear to be getting any better.
The June results are a bit worse than they were in May, but overall not terrible.