Technical Resources

Center for Watershed Protection
Executive Office of Environmental Affairs, LID Toolkit
Executive Office of Environmental Affairs, Smart Growth Toolkit 
Green Roofs for Healthy Cities

Alliance for Water Efficiency
Low-Impact Development Center, Maryland
Seattle Saving Water Partnership
University of New Hampshire Stormwater Center
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, LID page
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Water Efficiency page

Ipswich River Watershed Association, Water Wise Communities: A Handbook for Municipal Managers in the Ipswich River Watershed (web version)


Relevant State and Federal Programs and Resources 

Executive Office of Environmental Affairs, Water Policy

Massachusetts Water Resources Commission

Massachusetts Water Conservation Standards
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Watersheds page


USGS Fact Sheet: Effects of water withdrawals on streamflow in the Ipswich River Basin, MA

USGS Report: Zarriello, Phillip J. 2002. Effects of Water-Management Alternatives on Streamflow in the Ipswich River Basin, Massachusetts. Open-file Report 01-483

USGS Report: Zarriello, P.J., and K.G. Ries, III. 2000. A Precipitation-Runoff Model for Analysis of the Effects of Water Withdrawals on Streamflow, Ipswich River Basin, Massachusetts. WRI 00-4029.

USGS Report: Armstrong, D. S., T. A. Richards and G. W. Parker. 2001. Assessment of habitat, fish communities, and streamflow requirements for habitat protection, Ipswich River, Massachusetts, 1998-99. WRI 01-4161. Prepared in cooperation with the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Management; Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection; Massachusetts Department of Fisheries, Wildlife, and Environmental Law Enforcement. WRI 014161