Rivers, Lakes, and Reservoirs: The History of Our Drinking Water in Boston

This event last occurred on March 1, 2018, 6—7 pm.

How does the water we use enter our homes and where does it goes when it leaves? Please join Frederick Laskey, Executive Director of the Massachusetts Water Resource Authority (MWRA), for a lecture on the history of our drinking water in Massachusetts, from 17th-century cisterns to 20th-century innovative water engineering in the creation of the Quabbin reservoir. Boston has been and continues to be a leader in water management in conservation in the nation.

Free admission; registration required.

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