North & South Rivers Relatively Healthy This Summer

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Patriot Ledger: The health of the North and South Rivers [MA] received mostly high marks based on the summer’s testing of water at 10 sites, but there were some hot spots with high bacteria counts, according to results just released by the North and South Rivers Watershed Association.

Throughout the summer, a team of a dozen volunteers equipped with long poles and high-tech devices waded along riverbanks and into the muck of marshes to measure temperatures and salinity and fill small bottles with river water.

Read more about the health of the North and South Rivers.