Hotspot Program

We're working to identify and fix problem sites along the Neponset!

NPDES Delegation Push Fails

The Baker Administration is pushing for the Mass Department of Environmental Protection to issue water pollution discharge permits, rather than using the US Environmental Protection Agency, which typically issues them.

A New Look at Unquity Brook

Water quality issues have been noted for some time along Unquity Brook; new funding will allow for further investigation.

$137k for Stoughton Stormwater

The Gibbons School in Stoughton will be sporting new stormwater management features thanks to a recent grant proposal.

$137k Grant for Stoughton Stormwater

Soon the Gibbons School in Stoughton will be sporting some snazzy new stormwater management features thanks to a grant proposal written by the Watershed Association and the Stoughton Engineering Department.

After the Deluge: Stormwater Pollution

While recent rains were much needed after the dry summer of 2015, the deluge of water that we received generated all sorts of issues.  Flooded roadways and parking lots made for chaotic commuting, and many homeowners had to deal with wet basements and other concerns. Another repercussion of a large rainstorm, one which doesn’t grab […]

Keeping Your Grass Legal

A new state law requires everyone—homeowners, lawn services, commercial property owners—to get a soil test before applying fertilizer that contains phosphorous to their lawn.

Spring is Time for Renewal

The river comes alive in the spring, and it's a great time to renew your commitment to keeping your local waterways clean and healthy.

Partnership with Xaverian Brothers High School

Environmental Science Students Plan to Build a Rain Garden At the end of January, Sarah Bounty headed to Xaverian Brothers High School in Westwood to speak to a senior Environmental Science class about stormwater pollution.  Students learned a lot and had some fun getting hands on experience with NepRWA’s new Enviroscape watershed model. The class […]

CIC Regional Stormwater Project

2014 The Neponset River Watershed Association is currently partnering with 12 of the 14 communities in the Neponset Valley, and our regional planning agency the Metropolitan Area Planning Council, on a regional collaborative that would work across town lines to curb stormwater pollution. The collaborative, referred to as the Neponset Stormwater Partnership,  includes the communities […]