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So You Want to Set Up a Stormwater Utility – Webinar!

Webinar opportunity for those interested in learning about stormwater utilities. So You Want to Set Up a Stormwater Utility? The Top Ten Stormwater Utility Launch Failures & How to Avoid Them Presenter: Andy Reese, P.E., LEED AP Vice President, AMEC … Continue reading

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Gravel Road Maintenance Workshop – March 23

   On March 23, Madison resident and gravel road guru, Russ Lanoie, will give a workshop at the Freedom Town Hall on gravel road maintenance techniques that can improve performance and durability of gravel roads while helping protect surface water … Continue reading

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Ten years of water quality data in the Ossipee Lake watershed – What can it tell us?

Please join the Green Mountain Conservation Group and the Ossipee Watershed Coalition for a community forum on understanding 10 years of water quality data. Thursday, November 15th 6:30-8:30 PM – Runnells Hall, 25 Deer Hill Road, Chocorua Michelle Daly of … Continue reading

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Mirror Lake Prot Assn – Storm Water Management Improvement

We are sharing several photos of the residential rain gardens, bioretention cells and stabilization work accomplished this fall.  Our goal is to reduce sediment entering the lake.  We had enthusiastic participation from Mirror Lake residents and, further, the education associated with this project … Continue reading

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Introduction to Erosion and Sediment Control Workshop

October 18, 2012, 8:00 AM – 2:00 PM Ossipee Town Hall, 55 Main Street, Ossipee, NH This UNH Technology Transfer Center workshop, co-sponsored by the Green Mountain Conservation Group, will be taught by David Eckman, P.E., principal of Eckman Engineering, LLC … Continue reading

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Workshop Announcement: Protect Drinking Water Resources in the Lakes Region

The Lakes Region Planning Commission, in collaboration with the NH Department of Environmental Services, is pleased to present: MAKING PROGRESS TO PROTECT DRINKING WATER RESOURCES IN THE LAKES REGION: A workshop highlighting innovative local efforts to preserve drinking water resources … Continue reading

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Campus RainWorks Challenge

For all of you University folks or friends of University folks out there, here is a great opportunity! http://water.epa.gov/infrastructure/greeninfrastructure/crw_challenge.cfm

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Are you Installing a Rain Garden?

Hi All! NHDES is looking for opportunities to learn and get our hands dirty by helping you install rain gardens.  If you know of a local rain garden training opportunity or if your group is installing a rain garden in … Continue reading

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Mirror Lake Watershed Mgt Plan

      The Mirror Lake Watershed Management Plan (WMP) is a comprehensive diagnostic study of Mirror Lake’s watershed and analysis of the quality of Mirror Lake.  It provides projections of future conditions of the lake as well as an on-going remediation … Continue reading

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Update to the NH Residential Loading Model

Version 1.09 of the NH Residential Loading Model and updated instructions are now available on the DES website at: http://des.nh.gov/organization/divisions/water/stormwater/stormwater-mgmt-homeowners.htm. Among other things, the update includes: Bug fixes Removal of unnecessary cells Addition of “best possible stormwater footprint” when comparing the … Continue reading

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