PFAS

Today, U.S. Congressman Seth Moulton made key visits to Cape Ann, including meeting with leaders of several regional hunger-relief nonprofits to discuss the state of local food insecurity and tour …

Residents sounded off their opinions during a public hearing Thursday that addressed a proposed Board of Health regulation that would update rules for installing and maintaining private wells in …

The Manchester Board of Health has drafted new regulations for private wells in town.   The proposed rules would apply to all existing and future wells, whether the wells are for drinking water or strictly …

Update on PFAS in Manchester’s Water

A new challenge facing cities and towns across the country is the issue of “PFAS,” also called “forever chemicals,” in public drinking water supplies.   Manchester has …

Steve Gang, chair of the recently dissolved Manchester Water Resources Protection Task Force chair writes this week's OpEd that the issue of Manchester’s water supply is deeper than you think.

New Water Rates Tabled in Manchester

On Monday, the Select Board voted to delay the adoption of new conservation-based water rates that would financially penalize the highest residential and business water users and reward the lowest municipal water users.

PFAS and the Town’s Drinking Water

A family of man-made chemicals called per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) is the subject of relatively new regulations at the state level and may soon come under new federal regulations as the …

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