Putting Water First in Massachusetts

Stormwater runoff and discharges from stormwater drain pipes are the largest contributors to water quality problems in our rivers.

Massachusetts State House - William Zhang

Massachusetts - Urge your state legislators to take a stand for health, justice and environment

Massachusetts state legislators have until Friday, February 1st to stand up for health, justice and climate stability by co-sponsoring bills that w

Mt. Holyoke College Restoration Ecology Program receives $50,000 from Clean Water Act settlement

Clean Water Citizen Suits

Across Massachusetts, stormwater runoff and discharges from stormwater drain pipes are the largest contributors to water quality problems in our rivers, streams, and marine waters. Clean Water Action Massachusetts is among the leaders in using Clean Water Act citizen-suit enforcement actions to compel polluters to “clean up their act.” 

Aveda Earth Month Materials

Aveda Earth Month 2016 Materials!

Selfie Starters – Use for photo sharing, printed forward/backwards for mirror or regular selfies, includes Aveda and Clean Water Fund social


From We All Live Downstream

Elijah Romulus
March 29, 2019

Interview by Tova Crystal, Massachusetts Communications Intern

Elijah Romulus is the newest member of the Clean Water Action Advisory Board and is an avid advocate for renewable energy and social justice. Elijah has a Master’s degree in Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning from Tufts University’s UEP program and currently works as the Assistant Town Planner in Bridgewater, MA. Elijah is a “proud Haitian American and proudly from the City of Brockton”-- here’s what else he had to say.

Q: What drove you to work with Clean Water Action?

Massachusetts State House - William Zhang
February 8, 2019

We are gearing up for a new legislative session and that means a brand new slate of bills that our elected officials will be considering for the next two years.  As always, Clean Water Action is committed to being a loud and present voice on Beacon Hill and all over the state fighting for environmental justice, public health, and climate change action.  

Ian and Tova, Massachusetts 2018 Interns
December 27, 2018

You know that Clean Water Action fights for clean air, clean water and healthy communities, but did you know we are also helping to train and mentor the next generation of environmental leaders? Our Youth Action Council offers opportunities for Boston area students to raise their voices in the movement and our internship program gives an in depth experience to two rising leaders each semester.