What's New

Follow the links below to see new and updated information about the Watershed Division and relevant topics.

  • Drought Presentation

    A PDF of the Drought Information Session presentation delivered on Thursday, April 13th, 2017.

  • EcoCounter Results 2016

    This report presents a summary of the 2016 data from user surveys and people-counting sensors around Fresh Pond Reservation. Results include estimated average hourly, daily, and monthly visitors, and a breakdown of users by recreation type.

  • 2016 Site Monitoring Report

    Highlights include: Drainage improvements to the perimeter road at Fresh Pond at Glacken Slope, and completed Route 2 Bridge reconstruction and Rt. 128 resurfacing which included new best management practices.

  • Source Water Quality Report 2015

    The Source Water Quality Report summarizes the work of the watershed division in monitoring water quality in the Cambridge drinking supply throughout the year. Sampling results for nutrients, metals and bacteria, as well as monitoring frequency and site descriptions are included. Enjoy!

  • Algae Monitoring Program

    An overview of CWD algal monitoring program.

  • Watershed Points of Interest Interactive Map

    Take a virtual journey into the Cambridge watershed with this Storymap! Learn about the bodies of water that feed Fresh Pond, see the historical gatehouses and infrastructure, and understand how the water is monitored and treated before arriving at your tap.