Follow the links below to see new and updated information about the Watershed Division and relevant topics.
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.
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!
An overview of CWD algal monitoring program.
This report presents a summary of the 2015 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.
Highlights include: a proposed wet meadow restoration project in Weston, ongoing construction and improvements along Route 2 and 128 that will result in 5 new stormwater treatment and spill containment basins, improvements to 8 existing basins along Route 128, and the creation of vegetated swales in the Route 2 median.
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.