Learn about public access rules and regulations for DCR's drinking water supply watersheds.
Find information on water quality in the source drinking water supply watersheds for 2.5 million Massachusetts residents.
This law regulates land use and activities to protect the drinking water supply of 2.5 million people.
The Division of Water Supply Protection offers educational programs to teach citizens about the importance of the Commonwealth's watersheds.
DCR is continuously planning to maintain the superior water quality in the Quabbin Reservoir, Ware River, and Wachusett Reservoir watersheds. DCR is also responsible for the emergency water supply from the Sudbury and Foss Reservoirs.
Find newsletters, brochures, and reports that provide information on various DCR watershed management programs.
You can find information on how DCR's Division of Water Supply Protection manages the natural resources in the DCR/MWRA water supply watershed system.
The DCR Watershed PILOT Program compensates communities that have DCR property that is specifically for water supply protection.
Learn about the various DCR Watershed Advisory Committees.