State ready to go with new flow regulations for healthier streams

Sep 27th, 2010 | By | Category: Legislation, River

A small amount of water from the Aquarion Water Co. dam at Mystic Reservoir flows into Copps Brook in Stonington, which is listed as "impaired" by the DEP. Dana Jensen/The Day

Although it’s the main fresh water source for Quiambog Cove, Copps Brook lately looks more like a trickle through a rocky trench than a significant stream.

The hot, dry summer isn’t the sole blame for the brook’s dehydrated condition, which has left it the sort of place fish and other aquatic creatures would find inhospitable.

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