Category Archives: Stuff that Worked

DES Best Management Practice Site Visits – Summary Reports

One important part of Section 319 Grant funded projects is the implementation of structural Best Management Practices (BMPs) designed to protect or improve water quality.  In 2008 the NH DES Watershed Assistance Section began conducting site visits of BMPs implemented … Continue reading

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Free Watershed Academy Webinar: Tools for Developing State Nitrogen and Phosphorus Pollution Reduction Strategies” on Nov. 30, 2011

On Nov. 30, 2011 from 1:00pm to 3:00pm a free Watershed Academy Webinar will be held entitled “Nitrogen and Phosphorus Webinar Series: Tools for Developing State Nitrogen and Phosphorus Pollution Reduction Strategies.”   To register: please vistit www.epa.gov/watershedwebcasts . This webinar will … Continue reading

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Stormwater Utility Messaging

I wanted to just follow-up on a conversation that was had on Thursday regarding the messaging surrounding the creation of a “Stormwater Utility” and how to avoid it being deemed a “rain tax”. There was a recent thread on the … Continue reading

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Winnipesaukee Gateway receives the 2011 NH Planners Association Project of the Year Award!

At the 2011 NH Planners Association Annual Conference held on Thursday June 9, 2011 in Keene, NH, the Lakes Region Planning Commission was awarded the 2011 New Hampshire Planners Association Project of the Year for the “Winnipesaukee Gateway”. This award … Continue reading

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Update from the 2010 NH Watershed Managers Roundtable and Tour Held on October 7th

Greetings NH Watershed Managers:   Check out the 2010 NH Watershed Managers Roundtable notes and participant evaluations that are now available for review and comments. Summary of Roundtable and Tour The DES  Watershed Assistance Section hosted the 2010 Watershed Managers Roundtable … Continue reading

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