Hotspot Update: 8/18/2017

A wet summer has slowed the hotspot monitoring program this year, but we have still made progress in identifying pollution issues. So far this summer we have investigated Mother Brook in Dedham, Pequid Brook in Canton, Hawes Brook and Germany Brook in Norwood, and Steep Hill Brook in Stoughton. In May, a broken water main […]

Hotspot Challenge: Can You Help?

Since our volunteer-based water quality program was founded in the early 1990’s, our volunteers have amassed more than 30,000 individual water quality measurements. Along the way many of these measurements have pointed to water quality problem areas—we call them water pollution hotspots—that have since been cleaned. The result is ponds and waterways that are healthier […]