Charles River Watershed Association, Inc. Overview
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.
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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