ISF Rulemaking 2016-2018

Instream Flow Program Rules
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Rules for the Protection of Instream Flow on Designated Rivers

For information about the Instream Flow Program please visit the ISF Webpage.

Following the completion of the Instream Flow Pilot Program on the Souhegan and Lamprey Designated Rivers, NHDES is writing new rules to apply instream flow protections to the other Designated Rivers of the State, as required by RSA 483.

Current News:

Meeting 5

Contact Wayne Ives at or 271-3548 with questions.

Past Meeting Announcements and Documents:

Meeting 1

Meeting 2

Meeting 3

Meeting 4

ISF Rulemaking Resources:

Instream Flow Pilot Program Report (December 2015)  – Results and recommendations of the ISF Pilot Program
Instream Flow Pilot Program Report (December 2015) – APPENDICES

RSA 483 – Rivers Management and Protection Program statute (includes Instream Flow Program)

2011 Instream Flow Pilot Rules – Existing rules governing the ISF pilot program