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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
  • drainage site on campus

    Low Cost Bioretention Retrofit, Installed 2009 on UNH Durham Campus. This project was very inexpensive due to the extensive use of existing drainage infrastructure. It is an example of low cost retrofit opportunities.

  • Exterior view of building

    Bioretention installed June 2010 at the Horne Street Elementary School in partnership with the City of Dover, NHDES, and UNHSC.

  • aerial view of Boulder Hills

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

News & Announcements

  • EPA impressed by Dover’s Berry Brook restoration

    The city and the University of New Hampshire Stormwater Center, with financial assistance from the Dept. of Environmental Services, have completed numerous projects since developing an action plan a decade ago to improve the brook’s health.

  • UNHSC Develops resources for NH and MA MS4 Permit Compliance

    UNHSC in cooperation with EPA Region 1 staff have assembled a series of factsheets that summarize the 10 best management practices and associated performance curves developed for the new MA and NH MS4 permits.

  • 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

Recent Projects

Berry Brook Project

The Berry Brook project in Dover NH is complete!  This partnership between NHDES, UNHSC and the... More »

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 »