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Water Council

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RSA 21-0:7 establishes a Water Council consisting of sixteen members representing various public and private interests of the state as well as a number of state agencies.

Duties of the Water Council include:

  • To consult with and advise the Director of the Water Division with respect to policy, programs, goals, and operations of the Water Division other than those relating to wetlands under RSA 482-A, and the Shoreland Water Quality Protection Act under RSA 483-B, with particular emphasis on long-range planning and public education
  • To hear and decide administrative appeals from Department decisions relative to the functions and responsibilities of the Water Division other than decisions made under RSA 482-A relative to wetlands and under RSA 483-B relative to the Shoreland Water Quality Protection Act.
  • To review all rules proposed by the Water Division, other than rules implementing RSA 482-A relative to wetlands and RSA 483-B relative to the Shoreland Water Quality Protection Act.

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  • Non-Appeal Related:

    Water Council
    c/o DES, Water Division
    29 Hazen Drive
    PO Box 95
    Concord, NH 03302-0095
    Attn: Water Council Secretary
    (603) 271-3434
  • Appeal Related:

    Water Council
    Attn: Appeals Clerk
    c/o DES Legal Unit
    29 Hazen Drive
    PO Box 95
    Concord, NH 03302-0095
    (603) 271-6072

29 Hazen Drive   |  PO Box 95  |  Concord, NH 03302-0095
(603) 271-3503  |  TDD Access: Relay NH 1-800-735-2964  |  Hours: M-F, 8 AM-4 PM

29 Hazen Drive   |  PO Box 95
Concord, NH 03302-0095
(603) 271-3503
TDD Access: Relay NH 1-800-735-2964
Hours: M-F, 8 AM-4 PM