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Phone: 781-788-0007
190 Park Road
Massachusetts 02493

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Geographic areas served: Eastern MA, New England

Programs: Sincethe hiring of its first staff scientist in 1994, and conducting the firstvolunteer water quality sampling event in 1995, the Charles River WatershedAssociation (CRWA) has been committed to using data and science to findsolutions to the river’s problems. Oneof the most critical components of CRWA’s work is water quality monitoring, andthe anchor of this effort is the Charles River Volunteer Monthly Monitoring Program, aprogram involving a network of over 70 trained volunteer water quality monitorswho collect samples once per month at 35 locations along the river.   The efforts of this volunteer program over thepast 14 years have resulted in one of the most comprehensive water quality datasets of any river in the nation.

Charles River Watershed Association''s mission is to use science, advocacy and the law to protect, preserve and enhance the Charles River and its watershed.

CRWA works to: 
  • Develops a sound, science-based understanding of interactions in the watershed.
  • Defines long-term, cutting-edge solutions to watershed problems.
  • Promotes sustainable watershed management practices with government agencies and private entities.
  • Advocates protection, revitalization, and expansion of public parklands along the Charles.


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In 1986 I began canoe racing in the Run of the Charles, sponsored by CWRA. Canoeing on the Charles gradually became a daily, year round activity and I participated in the race for 25 consecutive years. The river found its place in my heart and the benefits of CRWA to the health of the river have ... more »
The Charles River Watershed Association (CRWA) is an amazingly effective organization that has worked hard for more then 40 years to clean up the most important river in eastern Massachusetts, the Charles. The organization is lean and mean, using the expertise of scientists, urban planners, ... more »
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