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New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services

Clean Lakes Program
The Clean Lakes Program involves the diagnostic evaluation of water quality within a given watershed. Lakes and ponds in New Hampshire are recommended for the Clean Lakes Program if data from other monitoring programs, like the NHDES Lake Survey Program or the Volunteer Lake Assessment Program (VLAP), show signs of declining water quality over time. The New Hampshire Clean Lakes Program at the NHDES was established in 1990 and is governed by RSA Chapter 487, Section 487:15. At that time, the general court recognized that rapidly escalating pressures of shorefront development and recreational uses of public waters more...

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