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New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services
PUBLIC GOVERNMENT BUSINESS A to Z LIST

Drinking Water Advisories
Saturday, September 19, 2020
Please note: This webpage is only updated during regular business hours.
Contact the water system if you have any questions about an advisory listed here.

Active Advisories

Boil Water Order    See Fact Sheets below
Town:   Holderness
System:  Cottage Place on Squam Lake
PWS ID#:  1168010
Contaminant:  E. coli
Results:  Present in one source sample.
Date Advisory Issued:  11/1/2019
Status:  A boil water order has been issued due to the presence of E. coli bacteria in the source. All consumers are being notified by the system. The water system is planning a new well to address the issue.
Last Updated:  9/16/2020

Boil Water Order    See Fact Sheets below
Town:   Hollis
System:  Brookdale Wholesale
PWS ID#:  1177100
Contaminant:  E. coli
Results:  Present in one distribution sample.
Date Advisory Issued:  9/1/2020
Status:  A boil water order has been issued due to the presence of E. coli bacteria in the distribution system. All consumers are being notified by the system and DES staff is working with the system to resolve the situation.
Last Updated:  9/16/2020

Boil Water Order    See Fact Sheets below
Town:   Jefferson
System:  Old Corner Store
PWS ID#:  1238160
Contaminant:  E. coli
Results:  Present in one distribution sample.
Date Advisory Issued:  11/21/2019
Status:  A boil water order has been issued due to the presence of E. coli bacteria found in the distribution system. All consumers are being notified by the system and DES staff is working with the system to resolve the situation.
Last Updated:  9/16/2020

Do NOT Drink the Water    See Fact Sheets below
Town:   Milford
System:  Badger Hill
Street(s):  Osgood Rd
PWS ID#:  1562030
Date Advisory Issued:  9/18/2020
Status:  "Do Not Drink" issued due to physical damage to two well sources. Samples are being collected and DES is working with the system to resolve.
Last Updated:  9/18/2020

Lifted Advisories

Boil Water Order - LIFTED    See Fact Sheets below
Town:   Pelham
System:  PEU Gage Hill
PWS ID#:  1852020
Contaminant:  E. coli
Results:  Multiple samples collected 9/6/2020 and 9/7/2020 show the absence of bacteria.
Date Advisory Issued:  9/6/2020
Status:  The boil water order has been lifted based on corrective actions taken and the results of recent samples showing the absence of bacteria. All consumers are being notified by the system.
Last Updated:  9/8/2020
Date Advisory Lifted:  9/8/2020

Further Information

For further information on Boil Orders see Fact Sheets:  Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol


For further information on Nitrate/Nitrite exceedances see Fact Sheet:  Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol


For Public Water System contact information see OneStop Basic Search

General health questions may be directed to your health care professional or the DES Environmental Health Program at (603) 271-4608.


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