Water Quality Monitoring

Diamondback Terrapin Population Study & Nest Protection



  • 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
  • Annual Meeting, November 4th - Join us for the TRWA Annual Meeting Saturday, November 4th, from 4:00-7:00 p.m. at the Bristol County Agricultural High School Student Commons Building, 135 Center Street, Dighton. Our Featured Speaker will be Steve Hurley, Southeast District Fisheries Manager for the Massachusetts Division of Fisheries and Wildlife. Steve will speak on... Continue reading
Watershed News

Watershed News

  • TRWA Submits Comments in Support of a New CWA Permit for Somerset - On January 30th TRWA submitted comments in support of EPA’s new draft Clean Water Act (CWA) permit for Somerset, MA. TRWA noted that the last time this permit was reissued was May 14, 2004 making this action overdue. The permit is important because it contains effluent limitations and a schedule... Continue reading
  • TRWA and TRSC Submit Comments on Claremont Corp. Phase 4 at Lake NIp - On behalf of the Taunton River Watershed Alliance (TRWA), the Wild and Scenic Taunton River Stewardship Council (TRSC) and our membership both organizations submitted comments to the Massachusetts Environmental Policy Act (MEPA) Office on the Supplemental Draft Environmental Impact Report: Lakeshore Center Phase 4 Bridgewater, MA Dated September 15, 2023... Continue reading

Upcoming Events


Feb 23rd, 10:00AM- Guided Walk, Cooper Works/Wading River with Ellenor Simmons

Mar 20th, 6:00PM- Turtles of Massachusetts with Brian Bastarache

Mar 27th, 1:00PM- Guided Walk, Porter Pasture with Ellenor Simmons

Apr 16th, 10:00AM- Herring Run 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 Restoration Project with Beth Lambert

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


Programming is sponsored in part by a grant from the





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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.