July 16, 2021: The Low Impact Hydropower Institute (LIHI) has received a complete recertification application from Briar Hydro Associates for the Penacook Lower Falls Project located on the Contoocook River in New Hampshire.
LIHI is seeking comment on this application. Comments that are directly tied to specific LIHI criteria (flows, water quality, fish passage, etc.) will be most helpful, but all comments will be considered. Comments may be submitted to LIHI by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org with “Penacook Lower Falls Project Comments” in the subject line, or by mail addressed to the Low Impact Hydropower Institute, 1167 Massachusetts Avenue, Office 407, Arlington, MA 02476. Comments must be received at the Institute on or before 5 pm Eastern time on September 14, 2021 to be considered. All comments will be posted to the web site and the applicant will have an opportunity to respond. Any response will also be posted.
The project description and complete application can be found HERE.