Water Quality

How is water quality in the Mystic River Watershed? 
The Mystic River Watershed Association has been collecting water quality data and studying this question for over a decade and has your answer!  There are many factors that impact water quality - from stormwater runoff to invasive species to sewer overflows and more.

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Do water quality conditions meet state swimming and boating standards? 

Stormwater runoff

How much nutrients and why does it matter? 
 

water chestnut

How does this invasive plant impact water quality and what is being done to manage it?

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YOU can help improve water quality in the Mystic! Find out what actions you can take.