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Air Quality
ARD-05-1 Guidance and Procedure for Performing Air Quality Impact Modeling in NH web only
ARD-13-01 Procedures and Minimum Requirements for Stack Tests web only
ARD-13-02 Summary of Federal and State Regulations Controlling Air Emissions from Industrial, Commercial, and Institutional Boilers web only
Waste Management
WMD-00-1 Guidance for Managing Asbestos Disposal Sites $15.00
No Code # Composting at NH Schools: A How-to Guide N/C
WMD-04-1 Guidelines for Organizing a Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event in Your Community N/C
  Soil Excavation and Disposal Specifications web only
WMD-06-1 Vapor Intrusion Guidance $10.00
WMD-07-4 NH Green Yards Environmental Guidance Manual for Motor Vehicle Recycling Yards N/C
WMD-09-1 Motor Vehicle Salvage Yard Environmental Compliance Manual & Self-Audit Checklist N/C
WMD-13-01 Best Management Practices for Solid Waste Operators N/C
No Code # BMPs for the Installation and Upgrading of On-Premise-Use Heating Oil Tanks web only
No Code # Requirements for Underground and Aboveground Storage Tank Closure, Sampling and Reporting web only
No Code # The Dirty Dozen: 12 Pollution Prevention Tips for Motor Vehicle Recyclers web only
No Code # Best Management Options for Certain Household Hazardous Wastes  
Water Quality – Groundwater
No Code Wellhead Protection Basics – Five Steps to Protect Your Source(s) of Water N/C
WRD-90-4 Well Yield – How Much Water is Enough? $2.00
WD-99-2 A guide to Identifying Potentially favorable Areas to Protect Future Municipal Wells in Stratified Drift Aquifers – Vol. 1 $4.00
WD-99-3 A guide to Identifying Potentially favorable Areas to Protect Future Municipal Wells in Stratified Drift Aquifers – Vol. 2 $4.00
WD-00-8 Strategy to Reduce the Health Risks Associated with Contaminants in Private Water Supplies N/C
WD-03-33 A Field Guide for Pumping Test Operators (revised 2009) N/C
WD-04-7 The Applicant's Toolkit for Siting New Small Community Wells In New Hampshire N/C
WD-05-31 Groundwater Discharge Permitting Guidance Document for Recharging Aquifers with Reclaimed Wastewater (Revised July 2010) web only
WD-06-41 Model Groundwater Protection Ordinance (revised April 2010) N/C
WD-06-47 Managing Groundwater Protection Areas: Guidance and Sample Letters web only
WD-07-29 The DES Guide to Groundwater Protection. N/C
WD-08-6 FAQs Regarding Large Groundwater Withdrawal Permitting. N/C
WD-11-24 A Guide to Groundwater Reclassification (November 2011) web only
WD-11-25 Energy Efficiency Planning, Funding and Improvements For NH Drinking Water and Wastewater Systems web only
Water Quality – Lakes & Ponds
CO-06-2 Best Management Practices for NH Marinas N/C
WD-07-35 NH Volunteer Lake Assessment Program (VLAP) Monitors’ Field Manual web only
WD-08-8 Jump Into Lake Management: The NH Guidelines for Coordinated Lake Management and Shoreland Protection Plans web only
No Code # Special Topic: Advanced Monitoring Techniques-Stream Surveys & Stormwater Sampling N/C
No Code # Special Topic: Management Actions to Reduce Increasing Conductivity in NH Lakes & Ponds N/C
WD-10-8 A Shoreland Homeowner’s Guide to Stormwater Management web only
Water Quality – Rivers & Watersheds
R-CO-97-3 A Guide to River Corridor Management Plans $5.00
WD-99-7 Nonpoint Source Management Plan web only
No Code # Stream Maintenance Guide for Towns & Landowners N/C
WD-03-42 Best Management Practices to Control Nonpoint Source Pollution: A Guide for Citizens and Town Officials N/C
WD-06-34 A Field Guide to Common Riparian Plants of New Hampshire web only
R-WD-06-37 Guidelines for Naturalized River Channel Design and Bank Stabilization web only
No Code # VRAP Water Quality Monitoring Field Sampling Protocols for Volunteer Monitors web only
No Code # Interpreting VRAP Water Quality Parameters web only
WD-08-4 A Guide to River Nominations web only
No Code # New Hampshire Stream Crossing Guidelines web only
WD-11-3 Methods for Estimating Instream Flow Requirements for Protection of Aquatic Life web only
WD-11-13 Chloride Reduction Implementation Plan For Dinsmore Brook Watershed, Windham, NH web only
Water Quality – Stormwater
No Code # Stormwater Management and Erosion and Sediment Control for Urban and Developing Areas in NH ($6 s/h) $25.00
R-WSPCD-95-3 Best Management Practice for Urban Stormwater Runoff $5.00
R-WD-01-13 Managing Stormwater as a Valuable Resource N/C
WD-04-9 Evaluation of Sediment Quality web only
WD-08-20A NH Stormwater Management Manual Volume 1: Stormwater and Antidegradation (18.3 MB) N/C
WD-08-20B NH Stormwater Management Manual Volume 2: Post-Construction Best Management Practices Selection and Design (43.9 MB) N/C
WD-08-20C NH Stormwater Management Manual Volume 3: Erosion and Sediment Controls During Construction (18.4 MB) N/C
WD-10-8 A Shoreland Homeowner's Guide to Stormwater Management web only
WD-10-11 Guidance for Estimating Pre- and Post-Development Stormwater Pollutant Loads web only
WD-11-11 NH Homeowner’s Guide to Stormwater Management (15MB) web only
WD-11-12 NH Residential Loading ModelMicrosoft Excel Symbol web only
Miscellaneous Water Issues
No Code # Soil Manual for Site Evaluations in NH $15.00/$5.00
No Code # State of New Hampshire Coastal Oil Spill Prevention and Response Plan. $5.00
No Code # BMPs for Routine Roadway Maintenance Activities in NH (August 2001) N/C
No Code # On-Site Wastewater Disposal System Installation Manual $5.00/$2.00
WD-03-35 Guidelines to the Regulatory Requirements for Dam Removal Projects in New Hampshire  
WD-06-40 Enforcement of NHDES Water Supply Watershed Rules Part Env-Ws 386 Guidance For Local Officials web only
No Code # What’s Our Water Worth?  
WD-08-14 Community Public Water System Emergency Plan Guide 2008Microsoft Word Symbol web only
No Code # Quick Reference Guide for Displaying Outstanding Resource Waters & Impaired Surface Waters for Development Projects  
  WRB-90-1 New Hampshire Drought Management Plan web only
WD-09-2 Electronic Transfer Users Guide for Private Laboratories Data Entry web only
WD-10-10 Wastewater Laboratory Quality Assurance Program Guidelines web only
WD-10-12 Rock Blasting and Water Quality Measures That Can Be Taken To Protect Water Quality and Mitigate Impacts web only
WD-11-18 Electronic Transfer Users Guide for Private Laboratories Spreadsheet web only
General
CO-14-01 Green Business Handbook (Second Edition) N/C
R-CO-01-5 NH Sample Collection & Preservation Manual for Drinking Water N/C
ARD-02-01 PrintSTEP - Plain Language Workbook N/A
CO-06-1 Small Business Technical and Financial Assistance Resource Guide N/C
WD-06-35 The Inside Scoop: How to Conduct a Pet Waste Outreach Campaign N/C
CO-07-5 Planning for Profits … A Guide to Pollution Prevention for New Hampshire Businesses web only
CO-07-7 NH Clandestine Chemical Lab Cleanup Guidance web only
No Code # Making Your Business Greener Workbook (2008 Edition) web only
No Code # Fish Facts: A Guide to New Hampshire’s Fish Advisory N/C
WD-08-19 Innovative Land Use Planning Techniques Handbook  

 

 

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