• 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.


  • Pizza for a Purpose!
  • Save the Date for… Pizza for a Purpose! Mass Rivers Pizza Fundraiser with Flatbread Somerville February 11th, 2020 5 pm – 9 pm  45 Day Street, Somerville MA Support Mass Rivers AND enjoy a delicious pizza! Head to Flatbread Pizza at Sacco’s Bowl Haven in Davis Square, Somerville MA for a Mass Rivers fundraiser on February 11th! The more pizzas you… Read more »

  • 144 Local Officials Sign Letter Supporting Bill to Provide Public Warnings During Sewage Spills
  • BOSTON – 144 elected and appointed municipal leaders from 61 communities today urged Massachusetts House leadership to move a bill forward that would require public warnings whenever there is a sewage spill in a waterway. Newburyport Mayor Donna Holaday, one of the supporting elected officials, believes this legislation is critically important to protect public health…. Read more »

  • Mass Rivers Gears Up for 2020
  • A big thank you to you, our supporters and partners, for making this another successful year for rivers in Massachusetts! In 2020, the Mass Rivers Alliance will be pushing back against new threats to water, and building on our recent accomplishments: We moved out in front to demand a better response to the drought – and the administration responded. Mass Rivers pulled together a large coalition of… Read more »