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October 14, 2012

NH to focus on water quality issues

Conservative groups voice concern on quality

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Gilbert said it is driven by considerations including an aging infrastructure and the development bound to follow the anticipated wave of baby boomer retirements in New Hampshire.

The water feels OK now, Gilbert said, but before long the state could experience problems with the resource that would be detrimental to citizens and businesses.

“There is an opportunity to proactively manage the resource before it becomes a crisis,” Gilbert said.

Ultimately what the state wants in 25 years is water quality and quantity that is “as good or better than it is now,” Gilbert said.

The 2012 New Hampshire Water Symposium When: Nov 9, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Where: Center of New Hampshire, Radisson Hotel, Manchester What: Daylong conference dedicated to water issues and policy Cost: $95 for BIA members; $130 for nonmembers. Register: Online at BIAofNH.com or call 224-5388, ext. 116

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