Funding Opportunities

Potential funding opportunities for NH MS4 permittees.

RFP: Watershed Assistance Planning Grant for Sodium Chloride in Drinking Water

NHDES is soliciting project proposals to address nonpoint source (NPS) pollution through the development of a watershed-based plan in a priority water supply watershed that has a documented sodium and/or chloride impairment. Projects must develop a sodium and chloride-based watershed restoration plan to address sodium and chloride and other NPS problems (if warranted) and must include a quantitative plan for assessing progress and watershed-based implementation success in the future. 

The project proposal submittal deadline is 4 PM on March 10, 2023.


Clean Watershed Needs Survey (CWNS) Resources:

CWNS Overview Presentation

Overview of Merrimack's CWNS information

Overview of Dover's CWNS information

CEI's CWNS website


Clean Water State Revolving Fund (CWSRF) Loan Program:

The Clean Water State Revolving Fund (CWSRF) provides low-cost financial assistance for planning, design, asset management and construction projects to communities, nonprofits and other local government entities for both wastewater infrastructure projects (collection systems, pumping stations and wastewater treatment) and other water pollution control projects (nonpoint source, watershed protection or restoration and estuary management). For more information:

Clean Water State Revolving Fund Loan Program

Stormwater Assessment Management Program

American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA)

Information on stormwater infrastructure funding related to the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) can be found on the NHDES infrastructure page.