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

  • working shoreline, Portsmouth NH
  • workers installing blocks on site

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

  • field in Dover, NH

    Berry Brook Channel Restoration and Daylighting, Dover, NH. Since approximately 1888 the headwaters of Berry Brook was piped downstream. As part of an urban watershed renewal effort beginning in 2011, stream and wetland restoration in combination with LID stormwater management is being implemented.

  • aerial view of Boulder Hills

    New Hampshires first porous asphalt road located at the Boulder Hills subdivision, Pelham, NH, Installed Fall 2009.

News & Announcements

  • Going the Distance

    The UNHSC and City of Dover collaboration to restore an urban residential watershed was recently highlighted in Land & Water Magazine!

    Read the article here:  Going the Distance

  • UNHSC releases its next report

    Breaking Through, the University of New Hampshire Stormwater Center's 2016 report is now available.  To download click here:

    Breaking Through, UNHSC 2016 Report

  • UNHSC Director Dr. Tom Ballestero recieves Water Resource Innovation award

    During the International Low Impact Development Conference held in Portland Maine this past August, 2016 the conference committee presented the first International Low Impact Development Conference Water Resource Innovation Award.

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 »