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