Monthly News Items for September 2015

  • MassDEP Determines our Towns Have High Water Stress

    Our January newsletter reported the adoption of new state water use regu­lations that are designed to require communities to try harder to minimize impacts on stream flows. The new requirements apply to all public wells in the state, and all communities will be applying to renew their permits, but our South Coastal communities are the…

  • NSRWA Finds Surprising Results of our Rivers’ Health

    NSRWA Finds Surprising Results of our Rivers’ Health

    North and South Rivers Riverwatch 2015 Water Quality Summary The North & South Rivers Watershed Association has been sampling water quality at 10 sites along the North & South Rivers for 22 years to evaluate the health of the rivers. This volunteer-driven program monitors the rivers every other week from the beginning of June to…

  • NSRWA Partner Publishes Symposium Proceedings

    The Massachusetts Bays National Estuary Program (MassBays) recently published their 2015 State of the Bays Symposium proceedings for the public to review. This comprehensive report presents overviews of some of the research that is being done in the state to look at the health of our ecosystems. Read the report here.   Photo Credit: Thompson…