The Merrimack: In the News
What is a CSO (Combined Sewer Overflow)?
Find out in this video from the Merrimack River Watershed Trust.
Where does the Merrimack River start and end?
See how a drop of water moves from Franklin, NH to the Gulf of Maine in this digital visualization from River Runner API.
Updates on the Merrimack River Watershed
Press Release: Forest Society protects an additional 74 acres as part of Stillhouse Forest, including 1,200 feet of undeveloped frontage along the Merrimack River
October 2020- NHPR: Manchester passes bond resolution to address sewage overflows into the Merrimack River
May 2021- NHPR: Federal Grant Will 'Green Up' Banks of Merrimack River to Guard Against Floods, Pollution
Jan 2021- WHAV: Merrimack River Watershed Council Lauds Enactment of Sewage Notification Law
Manchester InkLink: City to Spend $231 Million over 20 years to Reduce Sewage Overflow into the Merrimack River
Union Leader: EPA: Manchester will spend $231 million over next 20 years to clean Merrimack River
Lowell Sun: Congresswoman Lori Trahan, "The Merrimack is a Treasure Worth Protecting"
Concord Monitor: Construction Begins for the Merrimack River Greenway Trail
Newburyport News: Water Tests Track Flow of Sewage into Merrimack River
Lowell Sun: Task Force to Monitor Safey & Health of Merrimack River
Merrimack Valley News: The Course of the Merrimack
The Merrimack: River at Risk film in the news
The Merrimack: River at Risk selected for NH Film Festival
Eagle Tribune & Newburyport News: Film explores Merrimack River history, conservation efforts
New Hampshire Union Leader: PBS Spotlights Merrimack River
Nashua Telegraph: Documentary to air in July on Merrimack River
Tewksbury Town Crier: New Documentary, 'The River at Risk'
Manchester Ink Link: River at risk: Forest Society film explores vital need for Merrimack River conservation