Press Releases

Stay up to date on our latest projects and partnerships, including dam removal projects like this one on Curtis Pond in Middleton, 2012.

April 2016
Raise Your Paddle for the Ipswich River

March 2016
Ipswich Ale Brewery to Mark 25th Anniversary with Riverbend Pils.

March 2016
If Rivers Could Talk: the Ipswich River in your backyard

October 2015
Local Municipal Task Forces Present Community Vulnerability Workshop

September 2015
Educational Kiosk Installed in Reading Town Forest

July 2015
New Road Signs Highlight the Ipswich River and its Headwaters in Wilmington

February 2015
Ipswich River Watershed Association Awarded Grant from License Plate Fund to Help Remove South Middleton Dam

January 2014
Greenscapes Promotes Stormwater Education Videos for local Cable Stations

June 2013
Ipswich River Announces Big Splash for Rivers Month

September 2012
Ipswich River Watershed Association Awarded Grant from License Plates Fund

August 2012
Patrick-Murray Administration Announces 15 Grants for Water Protection, Habitat Restoration and Education in 10 Communities

June 2012
Boston Brook Restoration Underway – Curtis Pond Dam Comes Down

May 2012
Wayne Castonguay Named IRWA Executive Director (IRWA)

May 2012
Unsafe and Unsustainable (IRWA)

May 2012
SaveWaterNorthShore: A New Website to Help You Save Water (IRWA)

February 2012
Mackin to Retire from Ipswich River Watershed Association (IRWA)

May 2011
EPA New England 2011 Environmental Merit Award Recipients (IRWA)

February 2010
Ipswich River Watchdogs Announce River Restoration Partnership

August 2010
Town of Danvers to Remove the Curtis Pond Dam in Middleton

Spring 2009
Sixteen North Shore Communities participate in Greenscapes Program

November 15, 2007
Ipswich River Watershed Association Chosen for 2007 Catalogue for Philanthropy

July 21, 2007
Superior Court Rules for Ipswich River, Denies Hamilton Claims in Water Case

June 27, 2007
Cleaning Up Polluted Runoff in Farley Brook: A Public Meeting

April 23, 2007
Ipswich River Advocate Receives National Award

February 1, 2007
Fisheries Restoration at the Ipswich Mills Dam: A Public Discussion

November 22, 2006
Announcing Greenscapes North Shore: Special Kickoff Event

November 10, 2006
Fisheries Restoration at the Willowdale Dam: A Public Discussion

September 26, 2006
Watershed Association Announces New Home

September 4, 2006
Update on Ipswich River Flows

August 13, 2006
Despite Floods of Spring, Ipswich River Is Now Too Low

June 5, 2006
Ipswich River Watershed Association Assists Towns With Water Conservation and Stormwater Management

March 30, 2006
Ipswich River Water Withdrawal Appeals Settled

January 23, 2006
Watershed Ruling Supports Water Withdrawal Permits

October 8, 2005
A New Era Of Restoration For The Ipswich River

August 23, 2005
Ipswich River Stops Flowing… Again; Saturday Walk to Highlight Low-Flow Conditions