NepRWA is moving forward with the work of protecting our water, wildlife and land, and like you, we are adapting.
We are temporarily offering the Neponset Paddler's Guide free to all during the COVID-19 outbreak.
The Montclair/Wollaston neighborhood of Quincy made their feelings clear when they learned about a proposed development project last week. Boston Property Ventures led a community meeting organized by City Councillor Ian Cain to get feedback on their preliminary proposal to build a 65 unit building and 10 townhouses at 0 Harriet Avenue. The problem? One […]
EPA discusses plans to nominate lower Neponset River to "superfund" list to address contaminated sediments
Coronavirus impact: as of March 20, 2020, the Neponset River Cleanup is likely to be canceled, but we are still waiting for official notice from MassDCR. Stay tuned for updates. We’re planning to remove trash from water and land to help beautify the area and restore fish and wildlife habitats throughout the Neponset Watershed. […]
NepRWA will collaborate with towns to reduce water pollution and conserve water resources
Learn more about this "FOREVER" chemical.
View results from the volunteer CWMN Program to check on the health of your waterways
Join NepRWA and the Watershed Action Alliance at a legislative breakfast with our elected leaders
Recently completed rain gardens at the Luce Elementary School and Devoll Field will protect nearby Pequid and Beaver Meadow Brooks from harmful stormwater pollution.
Overall, it's a mixed outlook for the Neponset River, with outstanding dissolved oxygen, mediocre total phosphorus, and worsening E. coli levels.
With your help, we met our public access challenge grant goal in the closing hours of 2019!
January 2, 2020 As we look forward to an exciting year ahead, it’s also worth taking a moment to reflect on the achievements of 2019, made possible by the generous support of members and volunteers like you! Education & Outreach Presented water conservation and stormwater programs to over 2,500 fifth graders and high school students […]
The Neponset River makes a comeback with better E. coli, Phosphorus, and Dissolved Oxygen levels in September.
Guest blog by NepRWA Board Member and Sharon Resident, Paul Lauenstein On November 5, 2019, Sharon Town Meeting voted to use Community Preservation Act funds and a grant from the state to purchase and preserve most of this 337-acre parcel of natural open space, which has been classified as Priority Habitat by the Massachusetts Natural […]
This important partnership creates new opportunities for young people in Boston and helps to develop future stewards of the watershed.
NepRWA staff are partnering with Greater Boston Trout Unlimited to use Environmental DNA (eDNA) to track the health of the Neponset River’s cold water tributaries and the wild brook trout that call them home. What is eDNA? eDNA is a cutting edge technology that uses water samples to identify the wildlife species that live in a […]
NepRWA now has $20,000 to help lead the Traphole Brook Restoration Project, thanks to a grant from the Massachusetts Environmental Trust!
Developing a network of greenways and blueways is one of the best ways to prepare our watershed to withstand the impacts of climate change.
Our August water quality results show the harmful effect that polluted stormwater runoff has on the river.