Posts Tagged ‘ Pequonnock River ’

Save the Sound Restores Fish Passage on the Pequonnock River

Nov 2nd, 2013 | By

Last month, Save the Sound and their project partners completed construction of a pool and weir fishway designed to mitigate the effects of a concrete apron on the Pequonnock River in Bridgeport, CT. This apron, installed by the Department of Transportation in the 1950s, drastically altered the river channel and greatly inhibited the migration of

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Volunteer group collecting data on Pequonnock River

Jul 30th, 2011 | By

About 80 percent of the Pequonnock River consistently fails water quality tests, landing it a spot on the state’s list of “impaired waters.” Unlike many of the state’s major rivers, however, the environmental quality of the Pequonnock is often overlooked. But town leaders from Monroe, Trumbull and Bridgeport — the three towns through which the river flows — have agreed to participate in a regional effort to get the river removed from the state’s list of “impaired waters.” Vinti Singh of the Connecticut Post reports.

Poquonnock River Initiative formed to protect and restore watershed

Aug 17th, 2010 | By

The Pequonnock River Initiative (PRI) — a partnership between the City of Bridgeport and the towns of Monroe and Trumbull — was formed recently to develop a watershed plan for the Pequonnock River watershed.