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



  • TRWA Posts 2021 Sampling Results -

    TRWA has posted the 2021 sampling results to the website. We want to thank all our sampling volunteers for a very successful monitoring program year after the pandemic shut down for 2020 and the first 4 months of 2021! Our team sampled all 20 sampling sites each month and collected the 2 Quality Assurance (QA) and Duplicate samples along with the QA Blanks each month! We also want to thank our partner Rick McCormack at the Veolia Taunton treatment plant for all his great help getting the program successfully restarted.

    As you know river flow was very high each … Continue reading

  • 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

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  • Please join us for the TRWA’s Annual Meeting -

    Please join us for an in-person TRWA Annual Meeting Saturday, November 13th, from 4-6:00 p.m. at the Bristol County Agricultural High School (BCAHS), 135 Center Street, Dighton. 

    Our Featured Speaker, Dr. William Hanna, President of the Old Colony History Museum, will talk about his upcoming publication “History of the Taunton River.” (A pre-order sign up will be available.)

    TRWA Board Member and BCAHS NRM Chairman, Brian Bastarache, and project technician George Bancroft, will present results from the … Continue reading

  • 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.  

TRWA Corporate Sponsors

Taunton River Stewardship Council
Printsmart Office Products
Environmental Strategies & Management, Inc.
Berkley Beer Company Biss Lumber Shafer Development Services
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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