Above: Floodwater spilled
from the dams at Fifteen Mile Falls inundates prime
agricultural land in Haverhill's floodplain,
October, 2005. If floodplains remain open and
undeveloped, they can serve for flood storage when
needed. Photo by James Patterson of the Valley
News, used with permission.
The five local river subcommittees have updated
and expanded water resource plans for their
regions. Follow links at right.