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Watershed Assistance Section Staff

The Watershed Assistance Section (WAS) staff are available to answer your questions. Please refer to list below to see who might best answer your inquiry. Not sure who can help? Contact Barbara McMillan, Watershed Outreach Coordinator at (603)271-7889 or to find out.

Staff What We Can Do For You Contact Information
Steve Landry, Supervisor, Watershed Assistance Section Steve manages the Watershed Assistance Section, which is responsible for the Section 319 Nonpoint Source Program, road salt reduction, stormwater management, 604(b) Planning Grants Program, and general technical and financial assistance relative to nonpoint source pollution. (603) 271-2969
Sally Soule, Coastal Watershed Supervisor Sally provides assistance to municipalities, non-profit organizations, and other Section
319 grant applicants to develop, implement, and measure the success of watershed
restoration and protection projects in the Coastal Watershed.
(603) 559-0032
Jeff Marcoux, Watershed Supervisor Jeff provides assistance to municipalities, non-profit organizations, and other Section 319 grant applicants to develop, implement, and measure the success of watershed restoration and protection projects in New Hampshire watersheds outside the Coastal Watershed.

(603) 271-8862

Wendy Waskin,
Program Specialist
Wendy applies for federal funding through EPA’s Performance Partnership Grant and Section 319 Program Grant and oversees the expenditures of these funds. She assists NHDES staff in developing and tracking annual work plans through the Performance Partnership Agreement and regular reporting to EPA. She also works with NHDES and EPA staff to identify and track meaningful environmental indicators to measure program implementation progress.  (603)271-8861
Robert Livingston, Nonpoint Source Watershed Specialist Rob provides assistance and guidance to the Soak up the Rain program, detection and elimination of illicit discharges primarily in the coastal watershed areas, along with investigating nonpoint source pollution complaints, including snow dumping, agricultural residential and urban sources throughout the state. (603) 271-3398
Barbara McMillan, Watershed Outreach Coordinator Barbara provides outreach and education coordination for the Watershed Assistance Section including coordination and maintenance related to the Section's website, blog, press, events, Soak up the Rain NH, and State Revolving Loan Fund. Barbara assists with planning or implementing watershed related outreach and education efforts by providing technical assistance, coordination, and publications, to past, present, and future 319 and 304 (b) grantees and their partners. (603) 271-7880 or Coastal office at (603) 559-1517
Lisa Loosigian,
SOAK NH Program Coordinator
Lisa manages the Soak Up the Rain New Hampshire program working on outreach, program development, partnership building and website management. She works with other NHDES staff and outside partners to provide trainings, presentations, and the design and installation of residential- scale stormwater practices. (603) 271-1190
Katie Zink, Watershed Assistance Specialist Katie completes tracking and reporting of project progress, financial information, and performance data. She also tracks maintenance and condition of best management practices, provides support to grantees developing or implementing watershed management plans, and assists with watershed investigations and field work related to Section 319 grant projects. (603) 271-8475  
Kate Politano, Salt Reduction Coordinator The Salt Reduction Program works with the Department of Transportation, Municipal Department of Public Works, private snow plow contractors, parking lot owners, and winter drivers in reducing road salt application in order to meet total maximum daily load requirements for impaired waters in the I-93 expansion area watersheds. It also assists in managing the NH Salt Applicator Voluntary Certification. (603) 271-5329

Sally Soule is located at the Coastal Office at: NH Department of Environmental Services, Pease Field Office, 50 International Drive, Suite 200, Portsmouth, NH 03801. Fax (603) 559-1510.

All other WAS staff are located at: NH Department of Environmental Services, 29 Hazen, Concord, NH, 03301. Fax (603) 271-7894.

NH Department of Environmental Services | 29 Hazen Drive | PO Box 95 | Concord, NH 03302-0095
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