Water Quality Monitoring

Diamondback Terrapin Population Study & Nest Protection



  • Free Fishing Lessons for Children -     Join us on Saturday, June 1st at the North Attleboro National Fish Hatchery Open House! Enjoy fishing on a stocked pond, fishing lessons for children, guided hikes on their woodland trails, and tours of their fascinating hatchery.  Stop by the TRWA table for children’s activities and visit other... Continue reading
  • 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
Watershed News

Watershed News

  • April Monitoring Results Available - The water quality monitoring results for last month (April 2024) are on the website. The flow in the river at the Bridgewater USGS gauge was very high 1690 cubic feet per second (cfs) on the day we sampled, this is 3.6 times the April flow last year when we sampled... Continue reading
  • 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

Upcoming Events

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

June 1st, 10AM – North Attleboro National Fish Hatchery Tour, Hike & Fishing

June 5th, 6PM- The Taunton River: A Journey Through Time with William Hanna

June 8th, 9:30AM- Guided Walk, Mill River Dam Removal Tour with Beth Lambert

June 15th, 10AM & 1PM- Free Paddling Lessons for Children & their Families

August 17th – Monarch’s at Boyden Wildlife Refuge with Sally Spooner

September 25th, 6PM- My Summer with Osprey with Pam Lowell



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.