Town of Natick Awards

Fig 4 The New England Stormwater Collaborative named the CRWA and the Town of Natick, Massachusetts as co-awardees of its 2022 Stormy Award for “The Best Stormwater Idea in New England.” (Courtesy Weston & Sampson)

Charles River Flood Model

Fig 2 The Charles River Flood Model is built to simulate the integrated impacts of stormwater flooding, from both riverine and drainage infrastructure, and factors how the flood pathways in the watershed are impacted from the built environment. (Courtesy CRWA)

Charles River

Fig 1 The Charles River springs from its source about 30 miles southwest of Boston, flows through 23 communities, encompasses a watershed of over 300 square miles and 35 cities and towns, and is home to just under a million people. (Courtesy CRWA)

19-model results (3) print

Figure 19: oneWater Scenario Summary screen showing predicted Spring Pond reservoir levels over the next 12 months for each of 72 randomized model simulations for a Business-as-Usual approach, as compared to a user-selected recent historical drought year (2016)

Winona Pond at a low water level