Water quality looked promising with low E. Coli levels, high dissolved oxygen, and low phosphorus levels.
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 […]
NepRWA's 2022 Annual Meeting is now in the history books.
It was a perfect day for enjoying the Neponset River, Greenway Trail, and DCR parks!
We urge you to contact your legislators and ask them to pass the bill to protect water supplies across drought regions.
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 […]
BYOB (bring your own boat) and join us for a fun time on the river!
Thank you to the hundreds of volunteers who participated in the Neponset River Watershed cleanup.
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, […]
February 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 […]
Join us for some (or all) of our fun events in 2022!
EPA formally proposed to add the Lower Neponset (3.7 miles between Mother Brook and the Baker Dam) to the National Priorities List
There's good news to report on some priority bills.
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 […]
The 2021 annual water quality results are in! Watch the video below or read the report to get the latest update on the Neponset River, streams, and ponds.
The Neponset Estuary is an Area of Critical Environmental Concern and needs to remain protected.
During the course of this study, we surveyed trout at over 60 sites, assessed 113 culverts, and engaged 54 volunteers in over 1000 volunteer hours!
Our October sampling event was a dry one, with no large rain events happening in the 72 hours prior.
With your help, the Neponset River and its ponds, streams, and parks are becoming healthier and more accessible!