Document Library

Welcome to the IRWA library. These pages are a repository for documents and materials housed or referenced on our website including monitoring reports, research papers, outreach materials, organizational reports and interactive maps. Click on one of the categories below to explore/search specific portions of the  the library or scroll down to begin searching the complete list of downloadable documents.

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Title
Year
Author(s)
Categories
Ecological Monitoring Following the Removal of the Curtis Pond Dam, Middleton, Massachusetts2013Kelder, B.; MacDougall, J.Habitat Restoration; Dam Removal; Monitoring; IRWA Report
IRWA 2013 Annual Report2013Organizational Docs
2011 Water Quality Monitoring Report2012
Streamflow Depletion by Wells: Understanding and Managing the Effects of Groundwater Pumping on Streamflow2012Barlow, P.; Leake, S.USGS Report; Streamflow; groundwater
IRWA 2012 Annual Report2012Organizational Docs
Newsletter: 2012 #3 - Fall2012Outreach
Fact Sheet: Greenscapes at Riverbend2012Greenscapes, Riverbend
2009 Monitoring Report2012O'Donnell, R.IRWA Report; Monitoring; Water Quality; Streamflow
2010 Monitoring Report2012O'Donnell, R.IRWA Report; Monitoring; Water Quality; Streamflow
2010 Site Data2012O'Donnell, R.IRWA Report; Monitoring; Water Quality; Streamflow
2009 Site Data2012O'Donnell, R.IRWA Report; Monitoring; Water Quality; Streamflow
Press Release: Unsafe and Unsustainable2012Water Management; Policy
Press Release: Mackin to Retire from Ipswich River Watershed Association2012Press
Press Release: Boston Brook Restoration Underway2012Press
Riverwatch Volunteer Monitoring Manual2012IRWA Report; Monitoring; Water Quality, Streamflow
Newsletter: 2012 #2 - Summer2012Outreach
Newsletter: 2012 #1 - Spring2012Outreach
Post-Implementation Ecological Monitoring Plan for the Curtis Pond Dam Removal, Middleton,2012Kelder, B.; MacDougall, J.Habitat Restoration; Dam Removal; Monitoring; IRWA Report
Massachusetts River and Stream Crossing Standards2011Umass; TNC; MA DER; American RiversFish; Habitat; Restoration
IRWA 2011 Annual Report 2011Organizational Docs
Herring Count Summary Report: 1999-2011 2011O'Donnell, R.IRWA Report; Fish; Monitoring
An Assessment of River Herring Stocks in
Massachusetts
2011Nelson, G.; Brady, P.; Sheppard, J.; Armstrong, M.
Newsletter: 2011 #1 - Spring2011Outreach
Press Release: Ipswich River Watershed Association Receives EPA Merit Award2011Press
Newsletter: 2011 #2 - Summer2011Outreach
Newsletter: 2011 #3 - Fall2011Outreach
Newsletter: 2011 #4 - Winter2011Outreach
Elevation of the March–April 2010 Flood High Water in Selected River Reaches in Central and Eastern Massachusetts2011Zarriello, P.; Bent, G.
South Middleton Dam Partial Feasibility Study: Phase I Technical Memorandum2010Inter-Fluve, Inc.Fish; Habitat; Restoration; Dam Removal
Curtis Pond Dam Wildlife Habitat Evaluation2010Ellsworth, J.; MacDougall, J.Fish; Restoration; Water Quality; Habitat
Final Curtis Pond Dam Removal Feasibility Study2010Kleinfelder; Pare; IRWAFish; Habitat; Restoration
Newsletter: 2010 #4 - Winter2010Outreach
Newsletter: 2010 #1 - Spring2010Outreach
Press Release: Ipswich River Watchdogs Announce River Restoration Partnership2010Press
Preliminary Assessment of Factors Influencing Riverine Fish Communities in Massachusetts2010Armstrong, D.; Richards, T.; Brandt, S.L
RiverWatch Monitoring Report 20082010IRWA Report; Monitoring; Water Quality; Streamflow
Press Release: Town of Danvers to Remove Curtis Pond2010Press
Effects of Low-Impact-Development (LID) Practices on Streamflow, Runoff Quantity, and Runoff Quality in the Ipswich River Basin, Massachusetts2010Zimmerman, M.; Waldron, M.; Barbaro, J.; Sorenson, J.
IRWA 2010 Annual Report 2010Organizational Docs
IRWA Strategic Plan 2010-20152010Organizational Docs
The Massachusetts Sustainable-Yield Estimator2010Archfield, S.; Vogel, R.; Steeves, P.; Brandt, S.; Weiskel, P.; Garabedian, S.
Newsletter: 2009 #1 - Summer2009Outreach
Press Release: Sixteen North Shore Communities participate in Greenscapes Program2009Press
IRWA 2009 Annual Report 2009Organizational Docs
Newsletter: 2009 #3 - Winter2009Outreach
IRWA 2009 IRS Form 9902009Organizational Docs
Newsletter: 2009 #2 - Fall2009Outreach
Newsletter: 2008 #1 - Spring2008Outreach
Newsletter: 2008 #3 - Winter2008Outreach
IRWA 2008 Annual Report 2008Organizational Docs
IRWA 2008 IRS Form 990 2008Organizational Docs
Fact Sheet: Herring Count Results (1999-2007)2008Monitoring
Article: Legal bills pile up as Hamilton appeals water restrictions2008Landwehr, S. Press Coverage
RiverWatch Monitoring Report 20072008IRWA Report; Monitoring; Water Quality; Streamflow
Newsletter: 2008 #2 - Summer/Fall2008Outreach
RiverWatch Site Data 20072008IRWA Report; Monitoring; Water Quality; Streamflow
Stream Barrier Removal Monitoring Guide2007Collins, M.; Lucey,K.; Lambert, B.; Kachmar, J.; Turek, J.; Hutchins, E.; Purinton, T.; Neils, D.Fish; Habitat; Restoration; Dam Removal
Newsletter: 2007 #1 - Spring2007Outreach
Newsletter: 2007 #2 - Summer/Fall2007Outreach
Fact sheet: Letting Nature Run It's Course: A Case for Natural Stream Flow2007Streamflow
Press Release: Cleaning up Polluted Runoff in Farley Brook2007Press
Press Release: Superior Court rules for Ipswich River, denies Hamilton claims in water case2007Press
RiverWatch Site Data 20052007IRWA Report; Monitoring; Water Quality; Streamflow
Newsletter: 2007 #3 - Winter2007Outreach
RiverWatch Site Data 20062007IRWA Report; Monitoring; Water Quality; Streamflow
Balancing the Water Budget in Ipswich, Massachusetts: Model Financing Mechanisms for Integrated Water Resources Management2007IRWA Report; Streamflow; IRWM; Water Management
RiverWatch 10-Year Summar Report: 1997-20062007IRWA Report; Monitoring; Water Quality; Streamflow
Press Release: Ipswich River Watershed Association Chosen for 2007 Catalogue for Philanthropy2007Press
Press Release: Ipswich River Advocate Receives National Award2007Press
IRWA 2007 Annual Report 2007Organizational Docs
RiverWatch Site Data 20032007IRWA Report; Monitoring; Water Quality; Streamflow
RiverWatch Site Data 20042007IRWA Report; Monitoring; Water Quality; Streamflow
Feasibility Study for Willowdale Dam Fish Passage Project2006Allen, G.; Cook, T.; Olken, N.Fish; Habitat; Restoration
Water-Wise Communities: a Handbook for Municipal Managers in the ipswich River Watershed2006Levin, E. IRWA Report; Water Conservation
Press Release: Ipswich River Water Withdrawal Appeals Settled2006Press
Press Release: Fisheries Restoration at the Willowdale Dam: A Public Discussion2006Press
Press Release: Despite Floods of Spring, Ipswich River is Now Too Low2006Press
State of the Ipswich River 20062006IRWA Report; Water Quality; Streamflow; Restoration; Fish
Press Release: Announcing Greenscapes North Shore2006Press
Press Release: Update on Ipswich River Flows2006Press
Analysis of Water Offset Programs for Implementation in the Ipswich River Watershed, Massachusetts2006Anderson, K.Yale Report; IWRM; Water Management
Press Release: Ipswich River Watershed Association Assists Towns with Water Conservation and Stormwater Management2006Press
Quality Assurance Project Plant (QAPP) for RiverWatch Volunteer Monitoring2006Esten, M.; Mackin, K.; Darling, J.IRWA Report; Monitoring; Water Quality, Streamflow
IRWA 2006 Annual Report 2006Organizational Docs
Newsletter: 2006 #3 - Winter2006Outreach
Newsletter: 2006 #2 - Fall2006Outreach
Newsletter: 2006 #1 - Summer2006Outreach
Rainbow smelt (Osmerus mordax) spawning habitat on the Gulf of Maine coast of Massachusetts2006Chase, B.MA DMF Report
Press Release: Watershed Ruling Supports Water Withdrawal Permits2006Press
Press Release: Watershed Association Announces New Home2006Press
Ipswich and Shawsheen River Watersheds 2005 Fish Population Monitoring and Assessment2006Maietta, R.DEP Report; Fish; Monitoring
Press Release: Ipswich River Stops Flowing . . . Again2005Press
Monitoring Report 2002 - RiverWatch, Benthic Macroinvertebrate, Herring Count2005Morrison, J.; Morkeski, K. IRWA Report; Monitoring; Water Quality; Streamflow; Fish; Invertebrates
Newsletter: 2005 #2 - Summer2005Outreach
Press Release: A New Era of Restoration for the Ipswich River2005Press
Newsletter: 2005 #1 - Spring2005Outreach
IRWA 2005 Annual Report 2005Organizational Docs
IRWA 2004 Annual Report 2004Organizational Docs
Newsletter: 2004 #2 - Summer2004Outreach
Newsletter: 2004 #3 - Fall2004Outreach
Ipswich River Water Quality Assessment Report 20002004DEP Report; Water Quality
Newsletter: 2004 #4 - Winter2004Outreach
Ipswich River Regional Water Conservation Plan2003IRWA Report
Newsletter: 2003 #2 - Summer2003Outreach
IRWA 2003 Annual Report2003Organizational Docs
Newsletter: 2003 #1 - Spring2003Outreach
Newsletter: 2003 #3 - Fall2003Outreach
State of the Ipswich River 20032003Bowling, A.; Mackin, K.IRWA Report; Water Quality; Streamflow; Restoration; Fish
America's Most Endangered Rivers of 20032003American Rivers Report
Ipswich River Watershed Action Plan2003Horsley & Witten, Inc.Monitoring; Restoration; Water Conservation; Streamflow; Fish; Water Quality
Newsletter: 2003 #4 - Winter2003Outreach
The Technology Acceptance Reciprocity Partnership protocol for Stormwater Best Management Practices2003DEP Report; Stormwater; Technical Guidance
Status of River Herring on the North Shore of Massachusetts2003Purinton, T.; Doyle, F.; Stevenson, R.MA Audubon Report; Fish; Monitoring
Value of Water Survey2002IRWA Report; Water Conservation
Simulation of Reservoir Storage and Firm Yields of Three Surface-Water Supplies, Ipswich River Basin, Massachusetts2002Zarriello, P.USGS Report; Water Supply; Water Management
Ipswich River Fisheries Current Status and Restoration Approach2002IRWA Report; Fish; Restoration; Monitoring
Danvers Middleton Source Water Protection Project2002Bowling, A.IRWA Report; Water Management
Herring Count Report 20012002Bowling, A.; Morkeski, K.IRWA Report; Fish; Monitoring
Ipswich River Basin Water Conservation Report Card2002Mackin, K.; Wagner, L.IRWA Report; MassAudubon; Water Conservation
Assessment of Habitat, Fish Communities, and Streamflow Requirements for Habitat Protection, Ipswich River, Massachusetts, 1998-992001Armstrong, D.; Richards, T.; Parker, G.
RiverWatch Monitoring Report 20002001Morkeski, K.; Lantagne, D.IRWA Report; Monitoring; Water Quality; Streamflow
Ipswich River Target Fish Community2001
A Precipitation-Runoff Model for Analysis of the Effects of Water Withdrawals on Streamflow, Ipswich River Basin, Massachusetts2000Zarriello, P.; Ries, K.USGS Report; Water Supply; Streamflow; Water Management
Herring Count Report 20002000IRWA Report; Fish; Monitoring
RiverWatch Monitoring Report 19992000IRWA Report; Monitoring; Water Quality; Streamflow
Herring Count Report 19991999IRWA Report; Fish; Monitoring
RiverWatch Monitoring Report 1997 1998IRWA Report; Monitoring; Water Quality; Streamflow
RiverWatch Monitoring Report 1998 1998IRWA Report; Monitoring; Water Quality; Streamflow
How Animal Wastes Pollute Water and What You Can Do About It: Fecal Coliform Data Report1998IRWA Report; Monitoring; Water Quality
1997 Low Flow/Now Flow Study1997IRWA Report; Monitoring; Streamflow
Riverbend Informational BrochureRiverbend
Fact Sheet: Green RoofLID;
Fact Sheet: Rain GardensLandscaping; LID; Water Conservation
Fact Sheet: Green Roof at RiverbendRiverbend; Keeping Water Local Demonstration; LID
Greenscapes GuideGreenscapes; Landscaping; Water Conservation
Fact Sheet: High Efficiency ToiletsRiverbend; Keeping Water Local Demonstration; LID
Fact Sheet: Ipswich River for Kids!River Facts
Fact Sheet: Ipswich River For Kids - ExtendedRiver Facts
Riverbend MapRiverbend; Recreation
Fact Sheet: Greywater and Wastewater AlternativesRiverbend; Keeping Water Local Demonstration; LID
Riverwatch Monitoring Site ListIRWA Report; Monitoring; Water Quality, Streamflow