NepRWA Blog

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.

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 […]

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 […]

NepRWA Partners with Castle Island Brewery

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 […]

Greenways Challenge 2022

With your help, the Neponset River and its ponds, streams, and parks are becoming healthier and more accessible!

Call to Action-We’re Close but Not Quite There on ARPA Funding for the Environment

Please Thank Your Legislators for Prioritizing Climate Resilience Funding—and Urge Them to Do More! Our legislature has a once-in-a-generation opportunity to increase support for critical programs that will dictate the future of our environment, communities, and climate resilience – but they need to hear from you. The Massachusetts House of Representatives has released its proposal […]

Neponset River Report Card: 2020

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued a water quality report card for the Neponset River and the bacteria “grades” can be seen in the map below. The report card shows the result of water samples taken from various locations across the 120-square mile Neponset River Watershed and is made possible through NepRWA’s Community […]