Water Quality Monitoring

Diamondback Terrapin Population Study & Nest Protection



  • Clean-Up Event, 4/20th -     Time to clean our parks and trails!  Join TRWA, The Friends of Dighton Rock Museum and DCR to clean up the marsh shoreline at Dighton Rock State Park during low tide. We are looking for individuals, families, scout troops, school clubs, civic organizations, and corporate and church groups... Continue reading
  • Training for Water Quality Monitoring Volunteers 3/23rd -     Help protect the water quality of the Taunton River and its tributaries by becoming one of our river guardians.  No technical training or education is required just a desire to be part of an important effort with good people who want to improve local water quality. We provide... Continue reading
  • Big Welcome to Samantha Meagher! -   We are excited to introduce Sam, our new Communications Intern, who has joined our team through June. Her skills are wide-ranging and a perfect match for our program planning, outreach, and marketing needs. You will be sure to meet Sam in person at our upcoming events, whether greeting attendees... Continue reading
Watershed News

Watershed News

  • EPA Issues New PFAS Drinking Water Regulations - On April 10, 2024, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued the first-ever national, legally enforceable drinking water standard to protect communities from exposure to harmful per-and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), also known as ‘forever chemicals.’ Exposure to PFAS has been linked to deadly cancers, impacts to the liver and heart, and... Continue reading
  • TRWA Submits Comments in Support of New CWA Permit for Fall River - On March 4th TRWA submitted comments in support of EPA’s new draft Clean Water Act (CWA) permit for Fall River, MA. TRWA noted that the last time this permit was reissued was December 7, 2000 making this action overdue. The permit is important because it contains effluent limitations and a... Continue reading

Upcoming Events

For Adults:

April 4th, 10:00AM- Herring Life Cycle Tour with Herring Fishery Commissioners

Apr 18th, 10:00AM- Guided Walk, Erwin Wilder Wildlife Management Area with Ellenor Simmons

May 11th, 9:30AM- Guided Walk, Mill River Dam Removal Tour with Beth Lambert

May 21st, 8:30AM- Birding at Mallard Point with Ellenor Simmons


For Children, School Vacation Week:

Apr 16th, 10:00AM- Herring Run with Herring Fishery Commissioner

Apr 17th, 11:00AM- My Taunton River (ages 0-5) with Old Colony History Museum

April 18th, 2:00PM- Adventures of Water (ages 6-12) with Old Colony History Museum


Programming is made possible due to the generosity of our donors, the Bruce Spooner Family and a grant from the





See our events calendar for more events

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
Our Mission...to protect and restore the watershed’s natural resources for current and future generations.