***Use this address to navigate to Deer Island: 190 Tafts Ave, Winthrop, MA 02152.
It’s that time of the year! The MWRA Advisory Board cordially invites you to attend our Annual Field Trip on Thursday, August 22, 2019.
This year’s focus is on the CSO program and its improvement projects, along with an overview of progress made as a result of the Boston Harbor Case.
Our guided cruise will start at Deer Island and circle back for a barbecue lunch. (Optional tours of renewable energy at Deer Island will be available.)
Itinerary (Subject to Revision)*
8:00 AM to 9:00 AM – Arrive at Deer Island. Coffee and refreshments available.
9:00 AM – MWRA CSO Program Presentation: Improvements to Alewife Brook Pumping Station, Prison Point, and Chelsea Headworks Facility.
10:00 AM – Boat departs Deer Island for tour of Boston Harbor. Narrated tour of Boston Harbor Case, Performance Assessment, and Water Quality Standards Variances, along with an update on Beach Water Quality.
12:30 PM – Return to Deer Island for lunch. Optional tours of renewable energy at Deer Island will be available for interested parties.
3:00 PM – Tour ends.
*Times are approximate