Rainy weather contributed to high E. coli concentrations this summer.
From May to October, over 50 volunteers took samples and performed dissolved oxygen analysis at 41 sites throughout the watershed.
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 […]
The first Citizen Water Monitoring Network (CWMN) sampling event of the year took place on Thursday, May 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 […]
We are pleased to welcome four new volunteers this season, as well as all of our returning volunteers!
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.
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 […]