water quality

Two Cyanobacteria Advisories Issued, July 7, 2017

Two Cyanobacteria Advisories Issued, July 7, 2017

Testing by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) confirmed that there were cyanobacteria cell counts above state thresholds in the Mystic River near Blessing of the Bay in Somerville and in Upper Mystic Lake. 

A Victory for Clean Water: Citizen Science Data Leads to Change

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued an Administrative Order on Consent with the Town of Belmont over years of water quality damages. Over the next five years the town has agreed to make a significant investment in repairs to its storm water system.

Invasive Species and Water Quality Internship (summer 2017)

Invasive Species and  Water Quality Internship (summer 2017)

MyRWA seeks a motivated, well-organized and physically strong intern to assist in organizing an effort to remove invasive species from land and water, and to assist in water quality sampling and data management in a number of projects.