• Working to ensure healthy rivers for people & wildlife across the Commonwealth


The Massachusetts Rivers Alliance’s mission is to protect and restore the Commonwealth’s rivers and streams.

Founded in 2007, the organization works to strengthen statewide river policies in four areas: water quality, stream flow, wildlife habitat, and investment in green infrastructure.


  • Speak up for the Clean Water Rule
  • Earlier this year, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) was ordered by President Trump to repeal the Clean Water Rule which defines which wetlands and waterways are protected under the Clean Water Act. EPA has opened a 30-day public comment period on the repeal which concludes on August 28th and we need your help to… Read more »

  • Mass Rivers receives $15,000 match
  • Mass Rivers received a $15,000 challenge grant for our drought management work. Thanks to the generous response from new and renewing members, Mass Rivers is just $2000 short of reaching our goal. All new member donations will be matched at 100%. Donation increases from existing members will also be matched. Qualifying donations must be received… Read more »

  • EPA seeks input on regulatory reform
  • The Trump administration has issued Executive Order 13777, “Enforcing the Regulatory Reform Agenda.”  In accordance with this order, the EPA is seeking input on regulations that may be appropriate for repeal, replacement, or modification.  Please submit your comments on the EPA website page set up for receiving input on this order.  Please let the administration know… Read more »