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How can we reduce floods, droughts and water pollution?

By using the solutions we already find in nature.   According to the UN-Water website– World Water Day, which is on March 22 every year, is about focusing attention on the importance of water. This year’s theme, ‘Nature for Water’, explores nature-based solutions (NBS) to the water challenges we face in the 21st century. The […]

Sat., April 28 – Neponset River Cleanup – 9am-noon

Calling all volunteers! Let’s get ready for spring! Sat., April 28, from 9am-noon   Join NepRWA and the Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) for Park Serve Day, a statewide volunteer service day to get our parks and open spaces ready for the summer recreation season. This year we’ll be cleaning up sites in Canton, […]

Explore the Neponset Watershed

Canoeing or kayaking There are lots of options for boating along the Neponset River, and in local ponds and lakes. Some of our favorite paddles include: Launching from Signal Hill in Canton and heading upstream or downstream Paul’s Bridge in Milton – heading upstream Neponset Estuary (best at mid to high tide), launching from Milton […]

Interactive Hotspot Sampling Map

View Map Fullscreen One of our priorities is to locate and eliminate pollution “hot spots” within the Neponset Watershed. Based off of observations in the field and from data collected from our Citizen Water Monitoring Network, we’ve been able to identify areas throughout the watershed that have suspected contamination from unknown sources. Using this information, […]