The environmental significance of wetlands, efforts to monitor and protect wetland health, regulatory and permitting information, technical guidance, and related information.
An overview of the Massachusetts Public Waterfront Act (the oldest waterways law in the United States), regulatory and permitting information, and resources for waterways research.
The environmental significance of estuaries, scientific reports on estuary health, and agencies and groups working to protect and preserve estuaries.
Water conservation tips and seasonal municipal water restrictions.
Regulating the quantity of water withdrawn from Massachusetts water supplies to ensure adequate supplies for current and future needs.
Outline of efforts to manage impacts of excessive nutrients on Massachusetts water resources.
Identifying, controlling, and managing pollution from natural or agricultural runoff, precipitation, drainage, seepage, or other non-specific sources.
Stormwater permitting in Massachusetts and resources for environmentally-sound stormwater management.
Detailed reports on the ecological condition of Massachusetts watersheds, drawn from comprehensive monitoring conducted over multi-year periods.
An outline of MassDEP's watershed monitoring efforts, and report summaries from past and recent research.
Overview and explanation of TMDLs, Integrated Lists of Waters (submitted every two years to EPA), and TMDL reports from Massachusetts watersheds.
Financial assistance options for drinking water, wastewater, septic systems, wetlands and watersheds.
Permits, reporting forms and application forms for drinking water, wastewater, wetlands, septic systems, stormwater and underground injection control.
Documents interpreting MassDEP regulations and how to comply with them.
Regulations and standards governing the protection of water resources in Massachusetts.