Your Land, Your Water, Your Solution

Join us in Soaking Up the Rain

Throughout New Hampshire, neighbors are planting rain gardens, using rain barrels, planting trees, and finding other ways to Soak Up the Rain to protect and restore clean water in their local lakes, streams, and estuaries. Explore this site to learn how you can Soak Up the Rain too.

Install a Rain Garden

Learn the steps involved in installing a residential rain garden.

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We’re SOAKing up Pollution

We’re soaking up runoff everywhere. See how much water pollution SOAK projects have prevented.

Congrats to SOAK NH and partners! We exceeded our goal of soaking up 550,000 gallons of stormwater by the end of 2016!

(or about 14 in-ground swimming pools)

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SOAKed to Date:
Runoff: 569,214 gals
Sediment: 12,257 lbs
Phosphorus: 6.12 lbs
Nitrogen: 16.00 lbs

You can help us reach our goal. See how.

See where people are SOAKing up the Rain

Click on the map to see where the SOAK program and its partners are reducing stormwater pollution.