This Earth Day, strengthen your knowledge about the state of the Neponset Watershed, and get involved in Neponset revitalization and protection.
State and Federal Officials Award $1 Million Settlement Funding to Ecological Restoration Projects in Upper Neponset River Watershed
It's a year round problem. Dog waste that's left on the ground can lead to serious water pollution issues.
In the waning hours of of December 31 we beat our challenge grant goal of $15,000 in new or increased donations. In fact, we overshot a bit, raising just over $18,000 in qualifying gifts and pledges. That means we’ll have a total of $33,000 to expand education and technical assistance programs aimed at ending polluted […]
As one stormwater project wraps up another is just beginning.
As New Englanders, we tend to deal with crazy weather and therefore with a lot of different stuff on the ground, like ice, snow, branches, leaf litter and trash blowing around. Well, all of that stuff can clog up storm drains, which means that rain has nowhere to drain to, and that can lead to […]
The Town of Stoughton was recently awarded $96,836 for projects at the Dawe School that will help fight stormwater pollution.
Listen in as Neil Rhein of Keep Mass Beautiful interviews NepRWA's Ian Cooke about All Things Water
After years of delay and with the help of a successful lawsuit by conservation groups, a new, much stronger permit for stormwater discharges by municipalities in Massachusetts finally took effect on July 1.
When is a street tree more than a tree? When it's planted in a special box designed to clean up stormwater pollution.
A new campaign, entitled “Think Blue Massachusetts” aims to create basic awareness of stormwater issues.
Clocking in at a decade behind schedule, the New England office of the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has pledged to finally issue an updated stormwater permit for Massachusetts on July 1. The updated permit was due in 2008, but was delayed during many years of contentious public review of the draft language. The permit […]
Dumping of pet waste bags down a neighborhood storm drain causes an expensive problem for Canton.
Thank you to everyone that came out for a 'Night With The Neponset' at Dorchester Brewing Company!
By using the solutions we already find in nature. According to the UN-Water website– World Water Day, which is on March 22 every year, is about focusing attention on the importance of water. This year’s theme, ‘Nature for Water’, explores nature-based solutions (NBS) to the water challenges we face in the 21st century. The […]
With a little forethought, you can reduce the need for de-icing chemicals and choose the safest alternatives.
NepRWA and the Town of Milton are partnering to clean up polluted stormwater runoff by upgrading Wendell Park with a series of six tree filter boxes.
Community members from Mattapan and Hyde Park convened to discuss the health of the Neponset River, and steps to ensure cleanup and increased access.
Here is a coming attraction that you should really be excited about!
Check out the progress on the rain garden/green infrastructure project at the elementary school in Stoughton.