• 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.


  • Please Make a Call to Thank Our State Representatives!
  • Thank you all for getting the word out to your state senators about the sewage notification bill (H.4921)! We heard from so many offices that they were getting a lot of calls from constituents – thank you for making that happen! We wanted to share that despite our best efforts on Friday, unfortunately we could not get… Read more »

  • Press Release: MA House passes sewage notification bill
  • MA House Passes Bill to Alert Residents of Sewage Overflows into Waterways (BOSTON) – The Massachusetts House of Representatives has passed a bill to require public notification when untreated sewage overflows into a waterway. The legislation, sponsored by Representative Linda Dean Campbell (D-Methuen), Representative Denise Provost (D-Somerville), and Senator Pat Jehlen (D-Somerville) is urgently needed… Read more »

  • URGENT ACTION ALERT: Help move the sewage notification bill through the Senate!
  • We are delighted to share that last evening, under the leadership of bill lead sponsor Rep. Campbell and co-lead Rep. Provost, the Massachusetts House of Representatives unanimously (159-0) passed the sewage notification bill (now H.4921)! We want to first say a huge THANK YOU to everyone who reached out to their state reps! However, the fight is not over… Read more »