CWMN 2016 Recap

From May to October, over 50 volunteers took samples and performed dissolved oxygen analysis at 41 sites throughout the watershed.

Water Quality Data – June 2016

The June Citizen Water Monitoring Network (CWMN) sampling event took place on Thursday, June 16. By coincidence, this happened to be the morning after a fire on Hawes Brook resulted in a fish kill involving hundreds of fish, the results of which are discussed later in this post. Our volunteers collaborated to sample 41 different […]

Water Quality Data – May 2016

The first┬áCitizen Water Monitoring Network (CWMN) sampling event of the year took place on Thursday,┬áMay 19. Our volunteers helped to sample from 41 different sites within the Neponset Watershed, and the below map illustrates the bacteria results we received. Red and orange dots on this map indicate areas along the watershed that are not safe […]

Water Quality Data October 2015

Our Citizen's Water Monitoring Network (CWMN) program has wrapped up for another year with our last sampling event in October. Results show a healthy river in many places, but some problem spots remain.

Water Quality Results

If you are unaware, NepRWA has had a longstanding water quality monitoring program called the Citizens’ Water Monitoring Network (CWMN, pronounced swimmin’). This program is currently the only source of up to date information regarding water quality in the freshwater sections of the Neponset Watershed. The CWMN program is an entirely volunteer based program, where […]