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Contact WSCAC

Lexi Dewey,
Executive Director

Gerald Eves, Chair

WSCAC, 485 Ware Road
Belchertown, MA 01007
Phone: (413) 213-0454
Fax: (413) 213-0537

Water Supply Citizens Advisory Committee
to the MWRA (WSCAC)

MWRA/WSCAC: The Quabbin Reservoir

WSCAC advises the Massachusetts Water Resources Authority
and the Department of Conservation and Recreation on
water conservation and watershed protection strategies.

The office is open from Monday - Thursday.
We are always available by
email at:

Join Us!

Our next WSCAC meeting,a joint meeting with WAC, will be held virtually on:

April 20, 2021 at 10:30

E-mail Lexi at least 24 hours in advance for link

Meeting schedule, summaries and minutes

Current Events

March Water Watch

Massachusetts Drought Alert

March Hydrologic Conditions

Metropolitan Water Tunnel Program Environmental Notification Form

Quinapoxet Dam Removal Ecological Restoration Project

Quabbin Voices Spring Newsletter

OECD World Water Days Informational Newsletter

Sandra Postel Wins Stockholm Water Prize 2021

MWRA Advisory Board Annual Water and Sewer Retail Rate Survey

EPA's Updated Lead and Copper Rule

MWRA - A Healthy Environment Starts at Home

Quabbin Reservoir Historic Photograph Collection Digital Access Project (Youtube)

MWRA's Metropolitan Water Tunnel Program

Massachusetts Department of Fish and Game Public Access Fishing Pier at Deer Island

DCR Watershed FY20 Final Report

PFAS in Bottled Water

Water Conservation Toolkit

MWRA Advisory Board PFAS Muniworks Workshop

EPA's Watersense Program

WSCAC Annual Report FY 2020

MWRA Metropolitan Tunnel Redundancy Presentation:Preliminary Design, Geotechnical Investigation and Environmental Impact Report

PFAS in MWRA Drinking Water

EPA WaterSense "Bath Hack" Video Series (YouTube videos) Healthy Lawn, Happy Summer Toolkit (PDF)

EPA Watering Tips

12 Facts that Show Why Bottled Water is One of the Biggest Scams in the Country

Building the Will to Invest: A Progress Report from the Value of Water Campaign (PDF)

Resilient MA Climate Clearinghouse

DCR’s Watershed Management Principles for Public Access Management in the Ware River Watershed (PDF)

Dovetail Partners Consuming Responsibly Report No. 1: Environmental Impacts of Tap vs. Bottled Water (PDF)

Building Reslience in Partnership with Vulnerable Communties: EPA Watershed Academy (PDF)

DCR Watershed Education Programs

Division of Water Supply Protection: 2017 Land Management Plan (PDF)

DCR-DWSP’s Interactive Watershed System Application

SUEZ - Water Technologies & Solutions Video (YouTube)

DCR Video: Watershed Forestry: Managing for Resistance and Resilience

How to Get Your Water Tested

WSCAC Committee

Gerald Eves, Trout Unlimited, WSCAC Chair

Whitney Beals, New England Forestry Foundation

Steven Daunais, Tata and Howard

Bill Kiley, Boston Water and Sewer Commission

William Copithorne, P.E., Town of Arlington

Andrea Donlon, Connecticut River Watershed Council

Michael Baram, Town of Belmont

Bill Fadden, OARS and SuAsCo Wild & Scenic Rivers

Paul Lauenstein, Neponset River Watershed Association

Martha Morgan, Nashua River Watershed Association

Martin Pillsbury, Metropolitan Area Planning Council

Janet Rothrock, League of Women Voters

Bruce Spencer, Retired DCR Chief Forester

Kurt Tramposch, Town of Wayland