We're helping our communities do a better job on their stormwater cleanup efforts through regional cooperation.
We're working to identify and fix problem sites along the Neponset!
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.
Improved stormwater management and eliminated sewage contamination will lead to massive improvements in water quality.
NepRWA aims to discover the source of bacteria in Unquity Brook by using a newly developed technology called Microbial Source Tracking.
Water quality issues have been noted for some time along Unquity Brook; new funding will allow for further investigation.
The Gibbons School in Stoughton will be sporting new stormwater management features thanks to a recent grant proposal.
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.
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 […]
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.
Ishan Shukla, a young volunteer from Milton, is looking for ways to keep our streams cleaner.
Outdoor water restrictions are put in place to ensure an adequate supply for drinking water and fire fighting.
Rain gardens help protect our water ways from harmful pollution found in runoff - including bacteria, nitrogen, phosphorus, and sediment.
A variety of important watershed issues have prominent places on town meeting agendas across the basin this spring. Here’s just a small sampling…
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.
There are many simple ways to prevent stormwater runoff from polluting our local waterways.
Milton High School student, Ishan Shukla, has been volunteering his time to research water pollution and treatment for stormwater runoff in the Neponset River Watershed
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 […]
Dry weather this summer has had an effect on water quality in the watershed.
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 […]