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The UNH Stormwater Center (UNHSC) is dedicated to the protection of water resources through effective stormwater management.

  • black and white architectural view of columns and bridge

    Historic Dover Water Works sand filter circa 1908, site of future Berry Brook stream restoration and headwaters reconstruction.

  • workers installing blocks on site

    Installation of permeable interlocking concrete pavers at Hood House, University of New Hampshire, taken in Summer of 2010

  • wetland

    Gravel Wetland at the Greenland Meadows commerical shopping center, Greenland, NH, taken Summer 2009

  • day-lighted headwaters, berry brook, Dover NH

News & Announcements

  • UNHSC Innovative Bioretention Template for pollutant reductions in the Great Bay Estuary Watershed

    As part of the Great Bay Estuary Municipal Bioretention Education, Resource Development and Implementation Project, Phase II, conducted by UNHSC and funded by NHDES and NHCP a template to promote project transfelability to other communities has been developed. 

  • Minimizing Environmental Impacts Through Stormwater Ordinance and Site Plan Regulation

    Through grant funding from the EPA Region 1 Polution Prevention program UNHSC managed a project to quantify the economic and water quality benefits of simple no cost measures to prevent stormwater pollution in the oyster river watershed.

  • EPA official tours stormwater projects at UNHSC

    Read the following article published durin Nancy Stoner's historic visit to Durham, NH: http://www.newhampshire.com/article/20130801/NEWS06/130809965/0/services

    Download the final project report here:  Durham Innovative Bioretention Study Final Report

Recent Projects

Undersized GI System Performance

This report details results from two years of study of two undersized stormwater control measures.... More »

Stormwater Standards for the future

UNHSC, in collaboration with VHB, SRPC and the Town of Durham recently completed a study modeling... More »

Greenland Mall, Packard Development and the Conservation Law Foundation, Greenland, NH

In 2007, Packard Development, the Conservation Law Foundation, UN HSC, and Gove Environmental... More »