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CLCA : New Hampshire's Changing Landscape – Water Resources

Water Resources

More than 50% of the state falls in the top three high-quality stream watershed classes. While 46% of these watersheds are currently protected, the share of protected high-quality stream watersheds decreases dramatically with increasing population density.

Almost 20,000 acres of land over aquifers was converted from natural land cover to urban land uses from 2002 to 2010, with most of this change happening in southeast New Hampshire.

Only 13% of the land that overlays public wells and reservoirs is currently protected from development.

Favorable Gravel Well Analysis

Favorable Gravel Well Analysis (FGWA) data is included in the Water Resources reports below. A separate introduction to the FGWA data, a GeoPDF map, and FGWA-only reports are available here.


Municipalities

Click the first letter of the municipality below, then click the name in the list that appears.

AcworthAlbanyAlexandriaAllenstownAlsteadAltonAmherstAndoverAntrimAshlandAtkinsonAtkinson & GilmantonAuburn

BarnsteadBarringtonBartlettBathBeans GrantBeans PurchaseBedfordBelmontBenningtonBentonBerlinBethlehemBoscawenBowBradfordBrentwoodBridgewaterBristolBrookfieldBrookline

CambridgeCamptonCanaanCandiaCanterburyCarrollCenter HarborChandlers PurchaseCharlestownChathamChesterChesterfieldChichesterClaremontClarksvilleColebrookColumbiaConcordConwayCornishCrawfords PurchaseCroydonCutts Grant

DaltonDanburyDanvilleDeerfieldDeeringDerryDixs GrantDixvilleDorchesterDoverDublinDummerDunbartonDurham

East KingstonEastonEatonEffinghamEllsworthEnfieldEppingEpsomErrolErvings LocationExeter

FarmingtonFitzwilliamFrancestownFranconiaFranklinFreedomFremont

GilfordGilmantonGilsumGoffstownGorhamGoshenGraftonGranthamGreenfieldGreenlandGreens GrantGreenvilleGroton

Hadleys PurchaseHales LocationHampsteadHamptonHampton FallsHancockHanoverHarrisvilleHarts LocationHaverhillHebronHennikerHillHillsboroughHinsdaleHoldernessHollisHooksettHopkintonHudson

JacksonJaffreyJefferson

KeeneKensingtonKilkennyKingston

LaconiaLancasterLandaffLangdonLebanonLeeLempsterLincolnLisbonLitchfieldLittletonLondonderryLoudonLow & BurbanksLymanLymeLyndeborough

MadburyMadisonManchesterMarlboroughMarlowMartins LocationMasonMeredithMerrimackMiddletonMilanMilfordMillsfieldMiltonMonroeMont VernonMoultonborough

NashuaNelsonNew BostonNew CastleNew DurhamNew HamptonNew IpswichNew LondonNewburyNewfieldsNewingtonNewmarketNewportNewtonNorth HamptonNorthfieldNorthumberlandNorthwoodNottingham

OdellOrangeOrfordOssipee

PelhamPembrokePeterboroughPiermontPinkham's GrantPittsburgPittsfieldPlainfieldPlaistowPlymouthPortsmouth

RandolphRaymondRichmondRindgeRochesterRollinsfordRoxburyRumneyRye

SalemSalisburySanborntonSandownSandwichSargents PurchaseSeabrookSecond CollegeSharonShelburneSomersworthSouth HamptonSpringfieldStarkStewartstownStoddardStraffordStratfordStrathamSuccessSugar HillSullivanSunapeeSurrySuttonSwanzey

TamworthTempleThompson & MeserveThorntonTiltonTroyTuftonboro

UnityUnorganized Territory

WakefieldWalpoleWarnerWarrenWashingtonWaterville ValleyWeareWebsterWentworthWentworths LocationWestmorelandWhitefieldWilmotWiltonWinchesterWindhamWindsorWolfeboroWoodstock

Counties

Belknap
Carroll
Cheshire
Coos
Grafton
Hillsborough
Merrimack
Rockingham
Strafford
Sullivan

State of New Hampshire