Water Conservation Presentation
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. […]
Classroom Resources: Water Education
Discover new online resources that support water conservation and pollution prevention education.
Classroom Resources: Water Education
We’ve made our 5th-grade water education materials available to teachers, students and parents during the COVID-19 school shutdown. The materials include slide shows, videos, and handouts about polluted stormwater runoff and water conservation. Please email Outreach Director, Nancy Fyler if you need additional materials or if you have any questions. Self-Paced Slide Show Presentations These […]
New Projects on the Horizon for Many Watershed Towns
NepRWA will collaborate with towns to reduce water pollution and conserve water resources
Drought or Not, Every Drop Counts
Drought may not be an issue in our region right now, but water shortages strike different areas at different times of year, so saving water is always important!
Are You Watering in the Rain, Again?
It’s inevitable – it’s either raining out, or it’s the first dry day after a three-day rain event, or rain is obviously imminent – and someone has their sprinkler system running.
Fix Leaks to Conserve Water
Easy-to-fix faucet and toilet leaks waste thousands of gallons of water a year. Do your part to fix leaks and help conserve!
As summer temps soar, please consider your water use
State Officials Urge Continued Water Conservation
No Sense Cutting WaterSense
Improving water efficiency is a front line defense of the Neponset and rivers across America, that saves ratepayers huge amounts of money.
New Project Transcends Boundaries
Innovative regional project aims to restore natural streamflows in the Charles and Neponset River.
Neponset Hits New Lows
As the drought of 2016 continues, the Neponset River Watershed marks new record low flows for July and August.
Drought continues, conservation essential
Please reduce water use, both inside and outside the home.
The Neponset is Running Low on Oxygen
Neponset fish are not only running out of water, they’re also running out of the dissolved oxygen they need to breathe.
In the Classroom
Thanks to a resourceful teacher, students were able to invest additional time on the topic of water conservation, and truly commit to making a difference.
October is Energy Awareness Month: Conserve Water!
It takes a considerable amount of energy to pump, heat, treat, and deliver the water that we use every day.
River Flow Was Near Historic Low Until Massive Rain Event
It's important to remember that one day of rain is not always enough to make up for a month of dry weather.
Contributing to the California Water Crisis?
The New York Times recently ran a thought-provoking article about the water crisis in California, specifically pointing out that "the average American consumes more than 300 gallons of California water each week by eating food that was produced there."
Think Twice Before Irrigating Your Lawn
The water that sprays across your lawn is no different from the water that comes out of your kitchen faucet. Use it wisely.
New MassDEP Commissioner a Good Choice
Over the last couple of weeks the Baker Administration has made a number of significant appointments to his new environmental team. Some of these include Mathew Beaton to head the Executive Office of Environmental Affairs and George N. Peterson to lead the MA Department of Fish and Game. Both are former legislators and while I […]