ESREP is a joint effort of the Exeter Squamscott River Local Advisory Committee
(ESRLAC) and the MS in Urban Planning and Community Development Program in
the School for the Environment at The University of Massachusetts Boston (UMB)

As a scientist, I feel it’s important to provide the best available scientific and policy related information so that people can make the most informed decision possible. This is particularly important when environmental planning decisions directly impact people’s lives and livelihoods.”


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Ellen Douglas, PE, PhD
ESRLAC Member

Associate Professor of Hydrology, UMB Graduate Program Director 

  • 1933 - Gertrude Langley of Clearwater FL transfers property rights to Percy Wadleigh for $1
  • 1953 – John M. Duston of Plaistow, NH purchases dam
  • 1974 - Paul Phillips purchases dam

OUR JOINT MISSION

"As a public university serving the Greater New England Region, UMass Boston has a special responsibility to pursue activities designed to enhance the quality of local environmental planning and policy-making. ESREP is a community/university educational partnership established to provide the multiple stakeholders involved in determining the future of the Mill Road Dam with the best possible information regarding the pros and cons of dam preservation versus removal."

Ken Reardon, PhD
Urban Planning and Community Development Graduate Program Director


UPCOMING & RECENT EVENTS

ESREP is committed to providing local residents, property owners, institutional leaders and elected and appointed officials with timely information that is  publicaly available regarding the current state and future options for the Mill Road Dam in Brentwood (aka Exeter river Dam #D092001). The project is making a special effort to identify the pros and cons of dam preservation versus dam removal.

CURRENT STATE OF THE MILL ROAD DAM

The following list summarizes the history of the Mill Road Dam:

HISTORICAL TIMELINE

September 27, 2017Community Information Meeting

September  9th, 2017: 

Riverside Neighborhood Outreach

August 8th, 2017: 

NHDES issues Letter of Deficiency

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