Great Bay Nitrogen Non-Point Source Study Information Meeting
Held by NHDES and Co-hosted by the Strafford, Rockingham & Carroll County Farm Bureaus
Wednesday, June 12, 2013, 7:30 – 9:00 p.m.
Grange Hall, 1 Lee Hook Road, Lee
Philip Trowbridge, Water Quality Standards Program Manager and Matt Wood, Water Quality Specialist with the NH Department of Environmental Services will present an overview of the Great Bay Nitrogen Non-Point Source Study and then focus in detail on the non-point agricultural sources of nitrogen in Great Bay. They will present for about 30 minutes and then open the meeting for questions.
More details: Great Bay Nitrogen Non-Point Source Study Information Meeting
Save the Date! May 9, 2013. 9:00 AM – 3:30 PM at the NH DES Pease Field Office, Portsmouth, NH
Save the date for the first ever northeastern stormwater BMP nitrogen workshop. This workshop will deliver the most up-to-date research-based information on nonpoint source pollutant loads and appropriate stormwater treatment. Speakers from the UNH Stormwater Center, other UNH research programs, NH Department of Environmental Services (NH DES), and the US Environmental Protection Agency will present current information, and will be available for questions and discussions.
The workshop will include:
- Nitrogen and the importance to Great Bay
- Overview of the nitrogen cycle
- Panel discussion of nitrogen sources in the Great Bay region
- Methods of removal – how do different stormwater treatment systems work?
- Maintenance of stormwater systems
- Pollutant load reductions and tracking implementation
A full agenda and more information will be available soon.
The workshop will be held May 9, 2013 from 9:00 AM to 3:30 PM (registration begins at 8:30) at the NH DES office, 222 International Drive, Portsmouth, NH 038o1.
Registration is free, but required. Click here to register.
Questions? Contact James Houle at the UNH Stormwater Center: firstname.lastname@example.org
Funding for this project was provided in part by a Watershed Assistance Grant from the NH Department of Environmental Services with Clean Water Act Section 319 funds from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
Find out more about RCCD projects and activities from the 2012 Annual Report!
Rockingham County Conservation District Annual Report 2012 PDF
RCCD is now accepting Visa and Mastercard payments. A $5 service fee applies for each payment. Please call Diane for more information (679-2790 x 13).