December 2022 Despite lingering Covid restrictions, 2022 turned out to be an amazing year for the Neponset River thanks to our volunteers, donors, staff, board, and partners. Scroll down for a few highlights. Climate Adaptation Assembled a coalition of 12 communities from Quincy and Boston all the way to Foxborough to explore opportunities to implement […]
April 2020 — We’ve made our 5th-grade water education materials available to teachers, students, and parents during the COVID-19 school shutdown. To see more materials, including a slide show about polluted stormwater runoff, videos, and handouts, click here. Please email Outreach Director, Nancy Fyler if you need additional materials or if you have any questions. […]
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 […]
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.
Working with municipalities and residents, NepRWA helps to protect our critical and precious water resources. Over 120,000 residents of the Neponset Watershed rely on local groundwater for some or all of their drinking water. Much of the groundwater in our watershed is being pumped out by public water suppliers before it can reach surface waters. […]
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 […]