Category Archives: Watershed Restoration (Impaired Waters)

Invitation from Upper Merrimack River Local Advisory Committee to Learn About the City of Concord Stormwater Utility Feasibility Study – May 16th at 7:00 PM

  Not sure what to do this Monday night (May 16th) at 7:00 PM? Come join the Upper Merrimack River Local Advisory Committee https://www.merrimackriver.org/ and hear from their guest speaker about the Stormwater Feasibility Study completed in 2020 for the City of … Continue reading

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Culvert Flood Risk Assistance Grant Application

NHDES is Accepting Applications for Culvert Flood Risk Assistance Grants  The New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services (NHDES) is accepting Culvert Flood Risk Assistance Grant applications for replacement of outdated, undersized, perched, and/or degraded culverts that are highly susceptible to … Continue reading

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Invitation to USEPA Listening Sessions with s319 Watershed Assistance Grant Recipients (past, current, and future!)

Please see below for an announcement from EPA regarding a series of listening sessions for communities and local organizations that are current or potential recipients of 319 sub-awards. “On September 27, 2022, EPA released a memo entitled Near-term Actions  to … 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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Town of Madison Salt Brining Workshop – Tuesday April 19th – REGISTER NOW!

On Tuesday, April 19 from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. Madison’s Department of Public Works and town officials will share how they were able to reduce salt use and save money this winter using a salt brining system and truck. Brining … 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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Rivers do what?! A discussion of rivers, river processes, and human interactions and New Hampshire Rivers Council Annual Meeting on March 8th, 2022 from 6 – 8 PM.

Please join the New Hampshire River Council for its annual meeting with updates on work including the Winnicut River watershed and McQuesten Brook. Nick Nelson, fluvial geomorphologist, Inter-Fluve, will present “Rivers do what?! A discussion of rivers, river processes, and human interactions” … Continue reading

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Flood Smart Seacoast: Technical Assistance Opportunity

The Flood Smart Seacoast Project is accepting applications for technical assistance to help New Hampshire’s coastal communities: Incorporate best available coastal flood risk science and guidance in decision-making, Adopt higher floodplain management standards, and Access FEMA Hazard Mitigation Assistance funding … Continue reading

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Wild & Scenic Film Festival Tickets are going as briskly as today’s wind. Be sure to get yours now!!!

The New Hampshire Rivers Council looks forward to seeing you at its twelfth hosting of the Wild & Scenic Film Festival. Each year, the New Hampshire Rivers brings one of the largest environmental film festivals to you, in theaters or … Continue reading

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