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Closing America’s Wastewater Access Gap- EPA Offers Free Technical Assistance

Closing America’s Wastewater Access Gap, that could benefit communities in Vermont and New Hampshire (including manufactured home communities) that are struggling with failing septic systems, or inadequate wastewater infrastructure. The program isn’t construction money, but free technical assistance to help … Continue reading

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2024 PRE‐APPLICATION INVITATION NH CLEAN WATER STATE REVOLVING FUND LOAN PROGRAM

NHDES is now accepting Pre‐applications for the 2024 Clean Water State Revolving Fund (CWSRF) for wastewater, stormwater, and nonpoint source projects. CWSRF funding is available for water pollution control, watershed protection and restoration, and estuary management projects that contribute to … Continue reading

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Town of Sunapee Request for Qualifications for Engineering Services: Perkins Pond Watershed Management Plan

The Town of Sunapee, New Hampshire, is soliciting Statements of Qualifications (SOQs) from interested consulting firms to develop a watershed management plan that meets the United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) requirements for nine-element (a-i) watershed management plan to mitigate … Continue reading

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REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS Issued by the City of Lebanon for the Mascoma Lake Watershed Management Plan

The City of Lebanon is soliciting Statements of Qualifications (SOQs) from interested consulting firms to develop a watershed-based management plan for Mascoma Lake Watershed located in Grafton and Sullivan counties in the central western region of New Hampshire. The watershed-based … Continue reading

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SAVE THE DATE: NHDES 2024 Water Infrastructure Funding Workshop

Save the Date! 2024 Water Infrastructure Funding Workshop Virtual Webinar Series April 8-12, 2024 This workshop will include a series of sessions focusing on updates regarding funding programs administered by NHDES. Topics include: program updates, disbursements, lead and copper rule, … Continue reading

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Check out U.S. EPA’s NEW Bioretention Design Handbook!

EPA just announced the release of the Bioretention Design Handbook. The handbook was developed to inform practitioners about the latest approaches and lessons learned for bioretention design, construction, inspection, and operation and maintenance. The handbook contains a compilation of the current … Continue reading

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Field Geology Services is pleased to offer a fluvial geomorphology short course entitled “Using Fluvial Geomorphology to Improve Stream Restoration and Watershed Management”.

The three-day course will be held online November 6-8, 2023 with an optional one-day virtual field trip on November 9, 2023.  This course covers the basic principles of fluvial geomorphology and their use in watershed assessments and designing stream restoration … Continue reading

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2024 Watershed Assistance Grants Available

The Watershed Assistance Section is proud to announce funding opportunities for Water Quality Implementation and Planning Grants. Watershed Assistance Section 319 Grants Each year NHDES solicits projects to address nonpoint source (NPS) pollution through the implementation of watershed-based plans in priority watersheds. … Continue reading

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updates to the Cyano Harmful Algal Bloom (HAB) Program

NHDES is using a new bloom report form to track potential cyanobacteria activity. If you see a potential bloom, take pictures and submit it through the form (it will capture your location!). You can find the bloom report form by … Continue reading

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2023 PRE‐APPLICATION INVITATION-Deadline June 1, 2023!

NH CLEAN WATER STATE REVOLVING FUND LOAN PROGRAM NHDES is now accepting Pre‐applications for the 2023 Clean Water State Revolving Fund (CWSRF) for wastewater, stormwater, and nonpoint source projects. CWSRF funding is available for water pollution control, watershed protection and … Continue reading

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