Welcome to The Acton Wakefield Watersheds Alliance
Our mission is to protect and restore water quality to maintain the social, economic, and environmental stability in our towns and in the region.
Waterbars Diverting water off paths and trails. Purpose: A waterbar intercepts water traveling down footpaths, trails and other areas and diverts it into stable vegetated areas. Installation: Install waterbars on moderately steep paths with concentrated flows. Select...read more
Dripline TrenchManaging roof runoff on homes without gutters. Also Called: Roof Dripline Trench, Infiltration Trench Purpose: Dripline trenches collect and infiltrate stormwater, and control erosive runoff from the rooftop. The trenches collect roof runoff and store...read more
Winter is upon us, but that doesn’t mean it’s too early to think about how to best manage your property’s stormwater runoff. By the time spring arrives, you can have a plan and some ideas about changes you can make around your property to make it more lake friendly....read more