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Public Meeting Notice Sudbury and Foss Reservoirs Watershed Public Access Plan Update

Wednesday, September 22, 2021
6 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
  • Posted: September 1, 2021 4:35 p.m.
  • Last Updated: September 23, 2021 11:01 a.m.

Overview of Sudbury and Foss Reservoirs Watershed Public Access Plan Update

At this remotely held public meeting, the DCR Division of Water Supply Protection team for this project will provide an overview of the process and timelines that will be used to update the Sudbury and Foss Reservoirs Watershed Public Access Plan. The Sudbury and Foss Reservoirs are emergency water supplies for the DCR/Massachusetts Water Resources Authority system that provides drinking water to over 3 million Massachusetts residents. The last public access plan update for this watershed occurred in 2010.

The purpose of this public access plan is to review existing policies and implement changes based on sound science to control impacts to water quality from passive recreation activity on DCR Division of Water Supply Protection lands in the Sudbury and Foss Reservoirs watershed. 

If you need assistance joining the meeting, please contact Daniel.cushing@Mass.gov. After the presentation, the public will be invited to ask questions and provide feedback on the proposed design.

After the meeting, the presentation will be available for viewing at https://www.mass.gov/dcr/past-public-meetings. DCR encourages the public to share additional feedback, with a deadline for receipt of comments by DCR of October 13th, 2021. Comments may be submitted online at http://www.mass.gov/dcr/public-comment. Please note that the content of comments you submit to DCR, along with your name, town, and zip code, will be posted on DCR's website. Additional contact information required when commenting, notably email address, will only be used for outreach on future updates on the subject project or property.

If you have agency-related questions or concerns or would like to be added to an email list to receive DCR general or project-specific announcements, please email Mass.Parks@mass.gov or call 617-626-4973.

Reasonable accommodations for people with disabilities are available upon request. Include a description of the accommodation you will need, please include as much detail as you can. Also include a way we can contact you if we need more information. Please allow at least two-week advance notice. Last minute requests will be accepted, but we may be unable to fulfill the request. Please send an e-mail to Melixza G. Esenyie, ADA and Diversity Manager at the Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs at Melixza.Esenyie2@mass.gov or call 617-872-3270.

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