Mass DEP Releases Draft Water Quality Assessment Report

The Massachusett's Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) released the Mystic River Watershed 2004-2008 Water Quality Assessment Report. This is a draft for review. The report presents a summary of current water quality data/information in the Mystic River Watershed. The designated uses, where applicable, include: Aquatic Life, Fish Consumption, Drinking Water, Shellfishing, Primary and Secondary Contact Recreation and Aesthetics. Each use, within a given assessment segment, is individually assessed as support or impaired. The document includes maps as well.