Welcome to The Acton Wakefield Watersheds Alliance
Now Accepting Applications for Youth Conservation Corps
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Apply for our septic system replacement cost-share program
For properties on Great East Lake, Lovell Lake, Horn Pond and Lake Ivanhoe
Download both of these forms; complete the Septic Replacement Application and have the Septic Inspection form filled out by a certified septic inspector. Return both completed forms to AWWA to be considered for cost-share funding for your septic system replacement. For more information, go to our blog post HERE
Funding for this project was provided in part by a Watershed Assistance Grant from the NH Department of Environmental Services with Clean Water Act Section 319 funds from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
Our mission is to protect and restore water quality to maintain the social, economic, and environmental stability in our towns and in the region.
Over the past several months, I have had the privilege of teaching back to back three-week lessons to 7th grade science students at the Paul and Acton Schools. The program is designed to help students understand where their drinking water comes from, what may be in...
In 2019, AWWA sent a survey to all residents of these lakes to determine the state of shoreline septic systems. Outdated and undersized systems are known to be a significant cause of lake contamination, so AWWA secured grant funding from NHDES to conduct this...
Overview and Guidelines The Acton Wakefield Watersheds Alliance (AWWA) has been awarded a Watershed Assistance Grant from the NH Department of Environmental Services to help households in the Salmon Falls watershed upgrade, repair, or replace failing septic...