NepRWA Blog

Oct. 22 – Neponset Estuary Morning Paddle

Sat. Oct. 22 from 10 am-noon Morning Paddle in the Neponset Estuary Meet at Neponset II Park, Hilltop St., Dorchester Join NepRWA staff on a guided tour of the beautiful waters of the Neponset Estuary. We’ll launch from the dock at Neponset II Park in Dorchester and paddle upriver toward Milton and the Lower Mills […]

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 […]

Lower Neponset River Designated a Superfund Site

The US EPA announced the addition of the Lower Neponset River, between Mother Brook in Hyde Park and the Baker Dam in Milton/Dorchester Lower Mills, to the "National Priorities List" on March 14, 2022.

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 […]