New England Water Science Center


Our projects listed by themes.

Active Projects 

Surface Water Quality Networks
Surface Water Quality Monitoring in Rhode Island
Surface Water Quality Monitoring in Connecticut
Nutrient Loads from the Upper Connecticut River Watershed
Water Quality Sampling and Monitoring of the Pawcatuck River Watershed
Groundwater Quality Assessment
The Purge Analyzer Tool (PAT) to Assess Optimal Pumping Parameters in the Collection of Representative Groundwater Samples from Wells
Assessment of Hydrologic and Water-Quality Changes in Shallow Groundwater Beneath a Coastal Neighborhood Being Converted from Septic Systems to Municipal Sewers
Preliminary Research into the Causes of Iron Fouling in Water at Roadway Construction Sites
Study to Test a Novel Shallow Well Design that May Provide Contaminant-Free Water Supply to Domestic Well Users in Arsenic-Prone Parts of the United States
Towards Understanding the Impact of Drought on the Arsenic Hazard for the Private Domestic Well Population in the United States
Hydrology and Hydraulics
Development of Flood Insurance Maps in New England
Development of Streamflow Record Extension Equations in New Hampshire
Flow Modeling at Dam Removal Sites Associated with Hurricane Sandy Resiliency Efforts
The Influence of Climatic and Land Use Changes on Extreme Streamflows in the U.S.
Development of Regional Regression Equations to Estimate the Magnitude of Peak Flows for Selected Annual-Exceedance Probabilities in Maine
Trend Reproduction
EPA National Low Flows
Development of Regional Regression Equations in Connecticut
IJC Lake Champlain and the Richelieu River Project
Ecosystem Assessment
Nutrient and Sediment Load Reduction Estimates from Intensive Street Cleaning and Leaf Litter Removal Practices in Vermont
Characterization of Water Quality in the Sakonnet River, Rhode Island
SELDM: Stochastic Empirical Loading and Dilution Model - Project Page
Water Quality Data Collection to Support Aluminum Criteria Development in Massachusetts
Development of a Water Quality Monitoring Strategy for Mount Hope Bay and the Taunton River Estuary, Massachusetts
Water Availability and Use
Recharge Estimates for Maine: 25-year Average, Range, and Uncertainty, 1990-2015
Assessment of Potential Effects of Water-Supply Withdrawals on Groundwater Levels near the Hyannis Ponds Complex, Barnstable, Massachusetts
Development of a Regional-Scale Model to Simulate Groundwater Flow and Nitrogen Loading in Watersheds Along the Connecticut Coast of Long Island Sound
Hydrologic Site Assessment for Passive Treatment of Groundwater Nitrogen with Permeable Reactive Barriers, Cape Cod, Massachusetts
A Geospatial Dataset of Attributes for Wells in the New England Groundwater Level Network, 2017
Groundwater and Surface-Water Monitoring in the Mill Creek Watershed, Wellfleet and Truro, Massachusetts
Updating a Method to Estimate Probable High Groundwater Levels in Massachusetts


Completed Projects                                                    


Keith Robinson

Center Director
New England Water Science Center
Phone: 603-226-7807

Matt Ely

Associate Director for Hydrologic Studies
New England Water Science Center
Phone: 508-490-5040