The Low Impact Hydropower Institute consistently strives to update and improve the Low Impact Hydropower Certification Program utilizing input from its stakeholders in the hydropower industry, government agencies, environmental NGOs, and the communities associated with Certified Facilities. Any changes to the Certification Program are reviewed by governance and staff. Changes are then open to public comment and reviewed by any interested parties. Please see below for more information on recent substantive reviews of the Low Impact Hydropower Certification Program including the review process and public comments received.
Completed Review Processes
The public comment period and review process has been completed. Please click the link above to review the programmatic changes implemented by the LIHI Governing Board as of January 1, 2022. A summary of LIHI response to comments received can be found here.
The public comment period is closed. Comments were reviewed by staff and governance and a new process has been proposed - see above.
Review and public comment has been completed.