Governing Law and Regulations
New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services (DES) Water Management Division
DES Waste Management Division
See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.
See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. New Hampshire's regulations for groundwater protection and monitoring at hazardous waste treatment, storage, and disposal facilities (TSDFs) are the same as the federal rules, with additional provisions concerning the design, construction, installation, and decommissioning of monitoring wells. The state regulates discharges and provides classifications for groundwater under the New Hampshire Groundwater Protection Act and requires permits for discharges that are related to groundwater.
DES has developed AGQSs and regulations and permit requirements for four types of groundwater permits.
• Administration and ...