Welcome to the Narragansett Bay Estuary Program where our mission is to protect, restore, and preserve Narragansett Bay and its watershed. The Narragansett Bay watershed is over 1 million acres in area and is home to over 2 million residents from Rhode Island and Massachusetts. The Narragansett Bay Estuary Program is made up of numerous partners from both States who work to conserve and restore natural resources, enhance water quality, and promote community involvement.
cover of USGS report: Analysis of Trends of Water Quality and Streamflow in the Blackstone, Branch, Pawtucket, and Pawcatuck Rivers, Massachusetts and Rhode Island, 1979-2015

USGS Analysis of Water Quality and Streamflow

Read the report focused on the Blackstone, Branch, Pawtuxet, and Pawcatuck Rivers.

scientists testing onsite waste water treatment septic tank

Optimizing the Performance of Septic Systems

Read the report prepared by the New England Onsite Wastewater Training Program

Students painting murals as part of the "Fish in the Classroom" program - Woonasquatucket River Watershed Council

Partner Spotlight: “Fish in the Classroom”

Check out the work of the Woonasquatucket River Watershed Council

Contact Us

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