The Alewife Brook Resolution

On June 8th, 2022, Arlington Town Meeting voted 197-1 to pass a Resolution for the Alewife Brook that states:

“Town Meeting declares the Alewife Brook to be a valuable natural resource deserving of equal commitment to rehabilitate and restore to the highest water quality standards feasible for wildlife, resident abutters, and recreation; and 

FURTHER, that Town Meeting also resolves to encourage and support all Town officials in engaging the MWRA, Cambridge, Somerville, and the Department of Conservation and Recreation as well as state and federal regulators, legislators, and officials to garner the actions necessary to eliminate CSO discharges into the Alewife Brook and render the Brook a safe resource to live near and beautiful water resource to enjoy for the public.”
Arlington Town Meeting 2022, Article 76

You can watch our Town Meeting video presentation here:

Thank you to Arlington’s Select Board & Town Meeting for their support!

Join us for our Community Meeting on Monday, June 20th at 7 PM

Please join us on Monday June 20th at 7 pm to discuss next steps at Save the Alewife Brook’s June Community Meeting. We will discuss the upcoming Alewife CSO meeting for the new Long Term CSO Control Plan. This first public meeting will be announced later this week and we are very excited to strategize about it with you!

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