January 2017: Watershed Watch

New PREP Publication: CCMP Mid-Point Check-In


2016 marked the mid-way point in PREP’s 2010 Comprehensive Conservation and Management Plan. PREP staff along with PREP Management Committee members revisited the document recently to refocus on the 82 action plans and re-prioritize which ones will be the focus for PREP and partners in the next 5 years.

Learn more about the process & download the document HERE.

New Story Map: Protecting America’s Waters

By US EPAEPA has launched an interactive, multimedia storymap to highlight the progress made to protect America’s waters since 2009. The storymap features the most prominent accomplishments within the following areas: clean water protection; drinking water safety; water infrastructure; community assistance; climate change resilience; and science and innovation. The storymap is a snapshot of EPA’s ongoing efforts toward clean and reliable water.

Explore the Story Map HERE.

2016 Annual Report: UNH Stormwater Center

By UNH Stormwater CenterThe University of New Hampshire Stormwater Center’s 2016 report entitled “Breaking Through” is now available. The report highlights successes, outcomes, and lessons learned from UNHSC projects and research. The 2016 report also includes case studies from several UNHSC projects including the Berry Brook restoration project in Dover, NH – a highly successful urban stormwater management partnership that includes UNHSC, the City of Dover, and NHDES. The report is a testament to UNHSC’s excellent work to better understand and promote innovative stormwater approaches that improve water quality, but yet are practical, cost effective, and easy to maintain.

Read the report HERE.

PREP is part of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s National Estuary Program, a joint program between local, state and federal agencies established under the Clean Water Act with the goal of protecting and enhancing nationally significant estuarine resources. PREP is supported in part by an EPA matching grant and is housed within the School of Marine Science and Ocean Engineering at the University of New Hampshire.