NepRWA recently partnered with members of the Watershed Action Alliance of Southeastern Massachusetts to plan a legislative breakfast at the State House, but unfortunately had to cancel due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Climate change represents a significant public health threat and adequate funding for environmental programs is essential to mitigate the impacts of extreme weather, […]
January 2, 2020 As we look forward to an exciting year ahead, it’s also worth taking a moment to reflect on the achievements of 2019, made possible by the generous support of members and volunteers like you! Education & Outreach Presented water conservation and stormwater programs to over 2,500 fifth graders and high school students […]
NepRWA’s core mission is to protect the water, wildlife and land of the Neponset River Watershed. To carry out this mission, we not only work with individual communities to educate about ways to each of us can ensure clean water and prevent wasteful water use, but we also advocate for changes in public policy. Why […]
Working together with our watershed neighbors leads to successful projects.
The parcel of land at issue is one of the few naturally vegetated and undeveloped stretches of riverfront in Norwood.
Local governments can be more innovative and nimble in improving community resources and responding to residents’ concerns.
NepRWA is pursuing its mission through education and policy advocacy.
Please take 30 seconds to sign our online petition asking MassHousing not to finance the Milton Mews 40B development project! Update 4/26/13 We now have over 500 signatures on our petition! If you haven’t done so already, please share the petition via email, Facebook, Twitter and word of mouth, to help us reach 1,000 signers. […]
The Milton Mews is a 276-unit apartment complex proposed on Brush Hill Road in Milton. The project is being brought forward under the 40B affordable housing program. Unfortunately, the project is located deep inside the Fowl Meadow Area of Critical Environmental Concern. The Watershed Association to take the unusual step of opposing the development in its entirety.
Thanks to the advocacy of the Watershed Association and other watershed groups, the state will soon be formally proposing new regulations for large groundwater withdrawals.
Our staff work individually, together, and with outside partners on projects in the watershed. Project partners have included town departments, state agencies, federal agencies, teachers, and more. Our projects include: Advocacy Citizen Water-Quality Monitoring Network (CWMN) Habitat Restoration Hotspot Program Land Protection Neponset Stormwater Partnership Publications River Cleanups School Programs Stormwater Surveys Water Conservation For […]