Stormwater

NepRWA Challenges US EPA Action on Key Stormwater Permit

In October, NepRWA joined a coalition of nine groups led by the Mass Rivers Alliance to sue the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) over its decision to postpone a critical new stormwater permit one day before it was due to take effect. The new permit would tighten rules for polluted stormwater runoff that comes off […]

New Rain Gardens at Stoughton School

The Joseph H. Gibbons Elementary School in Stoughton is slated to receive a major green infrastructure upgrade thanks to a partnership between the Stoughton Engineering Department, the Neponset River Watershed Association (NepRWA), and MassDEP. Two bioretention basins, an infiltration basin and and underground infiltration chamber, designed to collect and filter polluted stormwater runoff from the […]

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.

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.