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For Immediate Release
March 19, 2021


David Neils, (603) 271-8865
(603) 271-8865 |

Public Notice: Permit to Add Aluminum Compounds to Nippo Lake, Barrington

Pursuant Env-Wq 301.06 and Env-C 205, notice is hereby given that the NHDES Water Division has received a complete application for a state surface water discharge permit, as a demonstration project, to apply aluminum compounds in Nippo Lake, Barrington, NH to control the growth of algae in the lake. The purpose of the public hearing is to receive public comment on the proposal submitted by:

Nippo Lake Association, Inc.
P.O Box 313, Barrington, NH 03825
Nippo Lake, Barrington (Lat. 42.2222. Long. -71.0822)

The application and draft permit are on file with the New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services, Water Division, 29 Hazen Drive, P.O. Box 95, Concord, NH 03302-0095, (603) 271-8865. The draft permit is available online or by contacting David Neils, Chief Aquatic Biologist, at the above phone number. A virtual oral public hearing is scheduled for April 20, 2021 at 2:00 PM, via the Go To Meeting platform. The public can access the virtual meeting as follows:

Join by computer at the following link:

Meeting Join Link

Join by phone:
Call in Number: 1 (872) 240-3212
Access Code: 395-738-789

In addition to the oral public comments, NHDES encourages the public to submit written comments, via email to the following address: or by first-class mail to 29 Hazen Drive, Concord, NH 03302-0095 C/O David Neils. All comments must be received no later than May 7, 2021 in order to be considered the final decision.

This public comment period opens March 19, 2021, and closes May 7, 2021.