Advocating for better Water Management Act rules

Dry river bed

The new Sustainable Water Management Initiative regulations are now in place, but as with many policies, the devil is still in the details.  Executive Director Julia Blatt, board members Ian Cooke and Wayne Castonguay, and Alliance organizational member Becky Smith (Clean Water Action)  have been using their positions on the Water Management Act Advisory Committee to improve implementation of the new policy – to make sure the new rules actually protect and restore river flow as intended.


Founded in 2007, Mass Rivers works to strengthen statewide river policies in four areas: water quality, streamflow, wildlife habitat, and investment in green infrastructure.

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