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Contact WSCAC

Moussa Albert Siri,
Executive Director

Paul Lauenstein, Chair

WSCAC, 485 Ware Road
Blue Meadow Conference Center
Belchertown, MA 01007
Phone: (413) 213-0454

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 now open from Monday - Friday and we are always available by email at:

Join Us!

Our meeting will be held:
April 9, 2024 at 10:300 am

Please e-mail Moussa for the meeting link.

Meeting schedule, summaries and minutes

Current Events

March 2024 Water Water

DCR/DWSP FY23 4th Quarter Progress Report

DCR/DWSP FY23 3rd Quarter Progress Report

MWRA Water System Expansion Evaluation to MetroWest Communities

Forests as Climate Solutions Presentation (PDF)

MassDCR - Division of Water Supply Protection: YouTube Playlist link

DCR Watershed Forestry, Climate Resiliency, and Carbon

Turnaround Films: When In Drought, Massachusetts (7:45 min video)

DCR Watershed System Salt Reduction

MWRA Releases North and South Studies Focused on Expanding Water Service to Several Communities

Massachusetts DCR Forest Health Program - Storymap

DCR-DWSP Forestry Proposals

Tips for Saving Water (PDF)

DCR Land Protection

DCR Land Aquisition

DCR Watershed Preservation Restriction

The Dividing Scar: Massachusetts and the Four Lost Towns

EOEEA's Drought Dashboard

Water Data Tracking

EPA - What to Plant

DCR Watershed Forestry Map Project

Understanding the Quabbin (Youtube)

Advisory Board Watershed Virtual Field Trip - "Just the FAQs!"

MWRA - A Healthy Environment Starts at Home

Quabbin Reservoir Historic Photograph Collection Digital Access Project (Youtube)

Water Conservation Toolkit

EPA's Watersense Program

PFAS in MWRA Drinking Water

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

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)

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

SUEZ - Water Technologies & Solutions Video (YouTube)

DCR Video: Watershed Forestry: Managing for Resistance and Resilience

How to Get Your Water Tested

WSCAC Committee

Paul Lauenstein, Neponset River Watershed Association WSCAC Chair

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

Gerald Eves, Trout Unlimited

Martha Morgan, Nashua River Watershed Association

Martin Pillsbury, Metropolitan Area Planning Council

Janet Rothrock, League of Women Voters

Bruce Spencer, Retired DCR Chief Forester