News Archive

Friday, November 2, 2018 - 7:30pm

System Sizing

Research results from a two year monitoring project that evaluated green infrastructure retrofit systems reveal significant volume reductions in the field compared to modeled performance estimates.

Published in Water Environment Federation Stormwater Managmenet, spring 2018

Weblink: Stormwater Article

Thursday, August 9, 2018 - 7:45pm

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.

Tuesday, November 21, 2017 - 8:15pm

MS4 Resources

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.

Friday, July 14, 2017 - 12:30am

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

Monday, December 5, 2016 - 9:00pm

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

Tuesday, November 1, 2016 - 1:00pm

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.

Saturday, July 23, 2016 - 3:45am

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. 

Friday, July 22, 2016 - 8:15pm

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.

Tuesday, March 10, 2015 - 3:15pm

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

Thursday, September 4, 2014 - 4:45am

New Stormwater Management Systems Installed at UNH

UNHSC, UNH Facilities, and East Coast Excavating with a grant from NH DES complete Green Infrastructure retrofits on A-lot, a 7.6 acre commuter parking lot.

A time lapse video of the constrution of one of the four systems installed was created and can be viewed here: