TRWA Blog

TRWA Blog

  • TRWA hosts its 2017 Annual Meeting -

    The TRWA held its Annual Meeting on Saturday, November 4th, 2017.  Senator Marc Pacheco and Karl Pastore, DCR South Region Director were our guest speakers.  Also, TRWA researcher Patty Levasseur gave an update on the TRWA’s population study of the Assonet Bay Diamond Back Terrapins.  

    Priscilla Chapman, David Rosa, Craig Hefferman, T.J. Torees, and Carol Traverse were elected to the TRWA’s Board of Directors.  Approved for 2018 officers were Joe Callahan, President; Priscilla Chapman, Vice President; Richard Shafer, Treasurer; and Stephen … Continue reading

  • October Nutrient and Bacteria Data -

    The nitrate, total phosphorus and fecal coliform results for October have been added to the website’s 2017 monitoring results tracking table.

    The nitrate and TP results are the results we watch most closely because these nutrients promote algae and undesirable weed growth adversely affecting water quality and the diversity of aquatic life that can thrive within our watershed. Better water quality equals more aquatic and wildlife diversity and more recreation opportunity on and along our waterways. In other words these are the water quality metrics we want to see improve by better wastewater treatment, improved stormwater management, better fertilizer … Continue reading

Watershed News

Watershed News

  • Announcing the Winners of our Annual Photography Contest -

    The Taunton River Watershed Alliance (TRWA) is pleased to announce the release of its Annual Taunton River Tide calendar.  For our eighth year running, the TRWA has published a yearly calendar with tidal data for the Taunton River along with the winning images of the TRWA’s Calendar Photography Contest.

    Berkley resident David Ennis captured the cover spot this year with his image “Bald Eagle on the Taunton River.”  He is the very first TRWA calendar photographer to win … Continue reading

  • Our 2018 Annual Taunton River Tide Calendar Is Now On Sale -

    The TRWA publishes a calendar with the local Taunton River Tides. It features the photography of our annual photography contest winners. Copies are on sale in the Fall of every year at the TRWA offices and sponsored events and online.

    Thanks to the flexibility of print-on-demand technology, you can order one of our 2018 Tide Calendars year round and have it start in January, or July, or August, or whichever month you choose.

    Calendars cost $19.99 including shipping and handling. Of that … Continue reading

Tides in Fall River:

To get the time of HIGH tide in Taunton add approximately 45 minutes to the high tide times listed below. For the time of LOW tide in Taunton add 2 hours and 15 minutes to the time of low tide listed below.

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