Overall, it's a mixed outlook for the Neponset River, with outstanding dissolved oxygen, mediocre total phosphorus, and worsening E. coli levels.
The Neponset River makes a comeback with better E. coli, Phosphorus, and Dissolved Oxygen levels in September.
This year's Citizen's Water Monitoring Network (CWMN) begins in May and we're looking for volunteers to who are interested in water quality sampling.
The success of our water sampling program is due to the tremendous dedication of our CWMN volunteers.
It's important to remember that one day of rain is not always enough to make up for a month of dry weather.
Ishan Shukla, a young volunteer from Milton, is looking for ways to keep our streams cleaner.
Rain gardens help protect our water ways from harmful pollution found in runoff - including bacteria, nitrogen, phosphorus, and sediment.
There are many simple ways to prevent stormwater runoff from polluting our local waterways.
Our volunteers have been hard at work taking water samples this year. The results are in for July 2014 and show dissolved oxygen is at low levels throughout the watershed in the summer months.
The following blog is re-posted with permission from the EPA. While National Drug Take-back Day has passed, it’s always important to dispose of all medicines properly. Check with your community to see if they have a specified drop-off area. See links below for more information. By Andrea Bennett 2013 October 24 For many of us, […]