Trail system urged for Back River parks in Hingham, Weymouth +A resident taking a stroll along the shore of the Back River in Weymouth or Hingham might see an osprey… Read More
Jones River Flow Restoration Update (Kingston) +Sometimes removing a dam removes the limiting factor to a river’s health, and we can back away and let the… Read More
MET Grant Awarded to Remove Dams +With new funding, NepRWA can now begin the process of removing two small dams and modifying a third to benefit… Read More
Fundraising Session Features Experienced (and Successful) Fundraisers and Grantmakers +Fundraising for Water Whether you are a small nonprofit already or just getting started, one of the keys to success… Read More
Rep. Bradley supports potential water company acquisition +Rep. Garrett Bradley, D-Hingham, supports Hingham's potential acquisition of the town's water system from Aquarion Water Company March 28, 2014,… Read More
Environmental Justice and Water Use Concerns Put Brockton Power Plant Use Proposal on Hold +By FRANK CARINI, EcoRInews staff. For close to three decades Pine duBois has been standing guard over the Jones River… Read More
Federal Agencies Issue Long-Awaited "Waters of the United States" Notice of Proposed Rulemaking for Clean Water Act Jurisdiction +March 27, 2014; Brent Carson, Duncan Greene, Joseph Nelson, and Erin Bartlett of Van Ness Feldman The long-awaited Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NOPR) redefining the… Read More
New Desalination Technique Also Cleans and Disinfects Water +Emerging Technology From the arXiv February 11, 2014 Electrodialysis has the potential to desalinate seawater quickly and cheaply but… Read More
Taunton receives grant for regionalization of storm drain infrastructure +by Marc Larocque, Taunton Gazette Staff Reporter, Posted Feb. 6, 2014 TAUNTON — Taunton is one of 18 local communities to… Read More
Erosion Happens: Can We Deal With It? +Rising seas and more intense storms are challenging southern New England’s shoreline, coastal homes and infrastructure. By FRANK CARINI/ecoRI News… Read More
The mission of the Watershed Action Alliance (WAA) is to protect and restore the watersheds of Southeastern Massachusetts through strategic collaboration and grassroots efforts. The Alliance also serves to strengthen the individual and collective capacity of its member groups, enabling them to be more effective watershed advocates.
Why Does it Matter?
The Gulf of Maine is one of the world's most biologically productive environments, hosting over 3,000 species of plants and animals. Half of all the rivers in Southeastern MA link to this important ecosystem.