While the world is in isolation, we continue to protect our waters and preserve our future.

TRWA Blog

TRWA Blog

  • August Sampling Results Posted -

    The August water sampling results are in and posted on the website.

    Flows were high due to all the rain we have had. Higher river flows result in more dilution for the wastewater treatment plants usually resulting in lower nitrate and TP. Because Brockton, Bridgewater, and Taunton WWTPs are not scheduled to complete their plant upgrades until next year, we still saw some elevated nitrate below the Brockton plant and elevated TP levels below all three plants despite the high river flow.

    High stormwater runoff which causes the high river flows tends to result in elevated bacteria levels (from … Continue reading

  • TRWA Monitoring Began August 10, 2021 -

    On August 10th TRWA restarted it’s watershed monitoring program after a one year, four month pause due to the Covid 19 pandemic. We paused the program in 2020 to keep our sampling volunteers and our partners at the Taunton wastewater treatment plant safe. Now that our volunteers have had the opportunity to get fully vaccinated we restarted the program. Our volunteers wear masks when dropping off samples at the WWTP lab.

    We held our annual training event outside at our Sweets Knoll State Park River Center on the last Saturday morning the month before our sampling program resumed. We have … Continue reading

Watershed News

Watershed News

  • Watershed Photography Contest -

    The digital photography contest and Tide Calendar is taking a little break.  Our long standing volunteers need a rest.  If you are interested in helping out for future years, many hands make the work light.  Please contact us if you’d like to volunteer.  Most of the work can be done remotely and on your own time table.  

  • Annual Taunton River Festival Returns September 12, 2021, 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM -

    The Annual Taunton River Festival
    Will return to the Wild and Scenic Taunton River’s Weir Riverfront Park on Sunday, September 12, 2021, 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM.

    Help us make this event a special celebration.

    Our fair is admission free, and we will offer a variety of activities for the entire family, including live music, a food court, a craft fair, river activities, education and more.

    If you are a school group, service club, community group, church, environmental organization or local business, we invite you to participate. You can:

TRWA Corporate Sponsors

PLATINUM
Taunton River Stewardship Council
GOLD
Printsmart Office Products
SILVER
Environmental Strategies & Management, Inc.
BRONZE
Berkley Beer Company Biss Lumber Shafer Development Services
INDIVIDUAL DONORS
Sally Spooner
Gina and Richard Seyfried

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.

Water Height at the Titicut St gauge in Bridgewater:

USGS Water-data graph for Taunton River
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