Working cooperatively with our watershed communities is one of the most effective ways to reduce stormwater pollution.
We help our communities with their stormwater cleanup efforts through regional cooperation and resource sharing, under the umbrella of the Neponset Stormwater Partnership (NSP). The goal is more effective cleanup at a lower cost, through economies of scale. The partnership communities cooperate on creating key permit documents printing regional public outreach materials creating model stormwater […]
NepRWA’s regional program, the Neponset Stormwater Partnership (NSP), has kicked off the new year on a high note with many towns within the watershed signing on to participate in the 2019 NSP program year. This year marks the fourth year of community commitment to the NSP and is the first year of multiple reporting deadlines […]
We are reducing polluted stormwater runoff throughout the local communities across the Neponset Watershed with assistance from grants, partnerships, and volunteers. When rain falls on hard surfaces it washes a number of pollutants into storm drains including: bacteria and parasites from pet waste chemicals from fertilizer, pesticides, herbicides Phosphorous from leaves and grass clippings snow/ice […]
We're helping our communities do a better job on their stormwater cleanup efforts through regional cooperation.
The long awaited update to the US EPA’s municipal stormwater permit (MS4) is scheduled to be released before the middle of April.
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 […]