Weir River 

Environmental Forum #3: 

Water Supply and Planning for the Future

Wednesday, March 12 

 6:30 pm - 9 pm 

at the South Shore Country Club

274 South St Hingham

BY THE YEAR 2030, water demand is projected to exceed Massachusetts 
Department of Environmental Protection withdrawal limitations for the Weir River Watershed.  
You are invited to a panel discussion about the current status of the Weir River Watershed, 
potential impacts of increased water withdrawals from population growth projections
 and south Hingham development proposals,
 and what could be done to address issues facing the watershed.  


Thank you to all our volunteers who helped with Clean Up Day and to Nona's Homemade Ice Cream for their support and Straits Pond Watershed Association for partnering with us


Thank you Hingham voters

for voting to 

 conserve 5 acres critical to the health of the Weir River Estuary 


Will the state's new regulations keep rivers flowing?

Read about the new regulations here.


We created this website to raise awareness about our shared river - the Weir River and its watershed. The environmental challenges it faces and what we can do to become better stewards of it.

Weir River Mike Sleeper 

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The Weir River Watershed Association (WRWA) is a 501(3)c nonprofit group committed to promoting awareness and stewardship of the Weir River Watershed. We are a membership organization. Our goals are to:

  • Gather data on the Watershed’s condition using monitoring programs.
  • Design and carry out local projects to maintain and improve the water quality, beauty, and enjoyment of the Weir River Watershed.
  • Report findings on the condition of the Weir River Watershed to the public, governmental committees, and other agencies.
  • Build a partnership of schools, community groups, businesses, and all levels of government entities who are committed to maintaining the Weir River Watershed as a necessary and beautiful resource.