Since the clean water act of 1972, the Connecticut River has transformed itself from “America’s best landscaped sewer” to providing clean drinking water for millions along its 410-mile path. However, rainy seasons can cause street runoff and raise bacteria counts, affecting river water quality in some areas. Connecting Point’s Brian Sullivan met up with an organization that created an online tool to alert boaters and others planning to use the river where the safe and unsafe locations are.