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Soak Up the Rain New England Webinar Series:

Dissolved Phosphorus and Green Infrastructure: Fundamentals, Challenges, and Opportunities Wednesday, September 28th, 1:30 PM – 3:00PM ET Click Here to Register Reducing phosphorus pollution in aquatic ecosystems is a primary goal in many watersheds across the United States to mitigate … Continue reading

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2023 Watershed Assistance Grants Available

Reminder: A Pre-proposal Consultation is REQUIRED for both 319 and 604(b) grants.  Call or email the project manager for your watershed to discuss your Pre-proposal by September 2, 2022. NHDES’ Watershed Assistance Section has released the 2023 Watershed Assistance Grants’ … Continue reading

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Clean Water SRF 2022 Project Priority List for Public Comment

Please see the 2022 CWSRF Project Priority List (PPL) and 2022 Intended Use Plan (IUP). CWSRF Public Hearing will be held virtually via GoToWebinar on Thursday, August 4, 2022.  The hearings will open at 9:00 a.m. and remain in session … Continue reading

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2023 Local Source Water Protection Grant Applications Are Now Available!

*please note we are having an issue sharing links. You will need to use copy and paste to access the website for more information. We’re pleased to announce grant funding is available from the New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services … Continue reading

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2023 Watershed Assistance Grants Available

The Watershed Assistance Section is proud to announce funding opportunities for Water Quality Implementation and Planning Grants. NHDES’ Watershed Assistance Section has released the 2023 Watershed Assistance Grants’ Pre-proposal request for proposals (RFP) to support local initiatives to restore impaired … Continue reading

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State officials will share how towns can protect drinking water for the future at the upcoming free workshop June 1

Green Mountain Conservation Group (GMCG) is collaborating with Saco Headwaters Alliance (SHA) and NH Department of Environmental Services (NHDES) to provide essential information to protect drinking water resources and provide a forum for communities to work together to protect these … Continue reading

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Environmental Justice Listening Sessions for the Nonpoint Source and Gulf Hypoxia Communities

On September 27, 2021, EPA released a memo entitled Near-term Actions to Support Environmental Justice in the Nonpoint Source Program. In the memo, EPA committed to taking action to ensure equitable and fair access to the benefits of cleaner water … Continue reading

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2022 PRE‐APPLICATION INVITATION FOR THE NH CLEAN WATER STATE REVOLVING FUND LOAN PROGRAM

NHDES is now accepting Pre‐applications for the 2022 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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The New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services offers a grant program for local communities to monitor public drinking water systems for indicators of cyanobacteria blooms and cyanotoxins

You have heard about cyanobacteria wreaking havoc in our lakes and how it can harm people and pets who swim in it. But, did you know about the impacts of these dangerous blooms on the water you drink? In your … Continue reading

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Register Now For the NHDES 2022 Source Water Protection Conference!

The New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services (NHDES) will hold its 2022 Drinking Water Source Protection Conference on Tuesday, May 24th in-person at the Army National Guard Edward Cross Training Complex in Pembroke, NH and Wednesday, May 25th on-line (virtual) using … Continue reading

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