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 […]

Neponset Day 2021

Sunday, June 12 from 9 am-1 pm DCR Neponset II Park, Dorchester At the Corner of Granite Avenue & Hill Top Street, Dorchester Join us along the Neponset River and the Greenway Trail as we celebrate our diverse communities — and the beautiful natural habitats and wildlife along the River. This is a FREE, family-friendly, […]

NepRWA Events — 2023

March 2023 — We’re busy planning for a fun year and already have a list of events for you! Check back often for updates. Sign me up for NepRWA emails so I can stay up-to-date on events, volunteer opportunities, and projects — and/or follow us @neprwa on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. We rely on volunteers […]

Manor Neighborhood – Português

Quais são as novidades do bairro Manor em Dedham?   A cidade de Dedham tem estado ocupada planejando estratégias para melhorar a resiliência da comunidade aos impactos das mudanças climáticas, incluindo inundações e calor extremo. Durante essas atividades de planejamento, observou-se que certas áreas do bairro Manor de Dedham sofrem inundações significativas durante e após […]

Manor Neighborhood – Español

¿Qué hay de nuevo en el vecindario de Dedham’s Manor?   La Ciudad de Dedham ha estado ocupada planificando estrategias para mejorar la resiliencia de la comunidad a los impactos que tiene el cambio climático, tales como las inundaciones y los eventos de calor extremo. Durante estas actividades de planificación, se observó que en ciertas […]

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 […]