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Connections

We engage and convene water quality professionals and other stakeholders across the Northeast to collaborate on clean water and environmental science challenges across shared regions, ecosystems, and areas of expertise.

Protection

We conduct research into water-related topics, monitor related environment factors, and fund such work by others. We also implement and fund environmental restoration and other on-the-ground projects.

Training

We develop, coordinate, and conduct training courses that serve water quality professionals regionally and nationwide.

Education

We fund and/or staff programs that engage the public through events, exhibits, web and print publications, and other outreach activities.

Engagement

We actively represent the interests of member states at meetings with federal and state officials and in regional and national water and wastewater associations.

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Apr
22
Thu
31st Annual Nonpoint Source Pollution Conference @ Woodstock Inn
Apr 22 – Apr 23 all-day

~CORONAVIRUS UPDATE~

NEIWPCC is hosting the event with support from the Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation and the EPA Region 1.

The event will take place April 22-23, 2021 in Woodstock, Vermont.

The conference is open to federal, tribal, state, and municipal government and private sector professionals. Nonprofit and watershed organizations staff, and college and university students and professors are also welcome.

For more information, visit the conference website.


Additional Information

NEIWPCC maintains a NPS Conference archive, with access to conference materials between 2007 and 2019.

2018 National Nonpoint Source Training Workshop and Archive

Nonpoint Source Pollution

 

Sep
21
Tue
National Tanks Conference @ Wyndham Grand Hotel
Sep 21 – Sep 23 all-day

Pre-conference workshops will be held on September 20.

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Our Programs

NEIWPCC is a not-for-profit interstate agency that serves and assists our states by coordinating activities and forums that encourage cooperation, developing resources that foster progress on water and wastewater issues, representing the region in matters of federal policy, training environmental professionals, initiating scientific research projects, educating the public, and providing overall leadership in water management and protection.
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Where Do We Serve?

Watersheds cross political boundaries. So do we. In addition to region-wide work at our Lowell, Massachusetts, headquarters, NEIWPCC manages or supports programs and environmental training in its seven member states. Many programs focus on a particular watershed or area. Learn More >

Additional NEIWPCC employees work in state offices across the region. Learn More >

Maine Training

NEIWPCC’s JETCC program trains and accredits wastewater operators in the state of Maine. Go>

Massachusetts Training

NEIWPCC trains and accredits wastewater operators and soil and septic inspectors in Massachusetts. Go>

Lake Champlain Basin Program

The Lake Champlain Basin Program runs and funds research, monitoring, mitigation, and public outreach programs that protect the lake. Go>

Narragansett Bay Estuary Program

The Narragansett Bay Estuary Program runs and funds research, monitoring, and mitigation projects that protect the bay and its watershed. Go>

Long Island Sound Study

The Long Island Sound Study Program runs and funds research, monitoring, mitigation, and public outreach programs that protect the sound. Go>

Hudson River Programs

In the Hudson Valley, two linked programs run and fund research, monitoring, mitigation, and public outreach programs that protect the Hudson estuary watershed. Go>

Peconic Estuary Partnership

The Peconic Estuary Partnership runs and funds research, monitoring, mitigation, and public outreach programs that protect the estuary. Go>

What Are the Issues?

Commercial and residential growth have combined to produce an abundance of pollutants that often flow unchecked into lakes, rivers, and bays. See below for the primary environmental issues of our region.