STORMWATER MANAGEMENT NOTICE Leaf Litter Information
As part of the town’s stormwater MS4 environmental permit issued by the EPA, please remember that filling streams and wetlands with yard waste and other materials is against the law. Decomposing yard waste can deplete oxygen that aquatic wildlife need to live. It blocks sun and smothers plant life that’s food for animals including turtles, ducks, chipmunks and deer. Yard waste can also stimulate algae and other nuisance weeds that degrade water quality. So please don’t dump leaves and other yard waste material near water bodies and wetlands. Instead consider composting your leaf litter in your yard away from water sources or bring it to the Litchfield Recycling and Transfer facility for free safe disposal.
Public Review and Comment period has opened for the Stormwater Management Program
Town of Litchfield STORMWATER MANAGEMENT PROGRAM Public Review and Comment
The Town of Litchfield is required by the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to seek input on its Stormwater Management Plan (SWMP). The SWMP is a “living document” updated continuously throughout each permit year. It describes the Towns activities and measures it plans to implement to meet the terms and conditions of the Town’s Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (MS4) Permit. The SWMP is available on the Town website at https://docs.google.com/document/d/1DLjdcvX14lqYWfGUQA5pyVJmFylx9BZ1l3VL1DAwc5A/edit?usp=sharing
Public comments from Litchfield residents can be submitted to Troy Brown, Town Administrator by email to: Tbrown@Litchfieldnh.gov, mail to Town of Litchfield, Troy Brown, Town Administrator, 2 Liberty Way, Litchfield, NH 03052, phone 603-424-4046 ext 1250 or in person at the Town Office. The comment period will close on June 30, 2021, at 4 pm.