News Archive

Tuesday, November 21, 2017 - 8:15pm

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.

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:

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:

Tuesday, February 11, 2014 - 11:45am

UNHSC updated porous asphalt specification

The UNH Stormwater Center has just released an update to its porous asphalt specifications.  For all future porous asphalt design projects please make sure the 2/14 version of the specification is used.

Click here for the new specification:  Feb 2014 UNHSC PA Spec Update

Thursday, November 14, 2013 - 8:30am


NEWINGTON, NH & DURHAM, NH—A high-impact, high-visibility rain garden has been installed in front of the Langdon Public Library in Newington, NH, by the UNH Stormwater Center (UNHSC). The library is currently undergoing a $1.79 million renovation and addition project.