PFAS in NH: What you need to know

Public Meetings

Meeting Notices There are no meeting notices at this time. Past Meeting Presentations October 10, 2018 Merrimack, NH – Southern NH PFOA Investigation update May 22, 2018 Bedford, NH – Waterline extension project update May 9, 2018 Merrimack, NH – Waterline extension project update March 21, 2018 Southern NH PFOA Investigation Public Meeting Jan. 11, Read More

PFAS in NH: What you need to know

Investigation Documents

Areas and Sites Being Investigated NHDES is currently investigating a number of sites across New Hampshire for the presence of PFAS in groundwater.  Investigation documents related to each site are available on our OneStop Data and Information webpage.  To access the site information: Click on OneStop site (link above) Click on 2nd bullet (One Stop Data) Read More

PFAS in NH: What you need to know

Public Water Line Extension Projects

Updated: June 30, 2017 Pennichuck Corp., the Merrimack Village District Water Works, and the Manchester Water Works, at the request of NHDES, have agreed to work with Saint-Gobain, TCI, NHDES, the affected towns – and any additional Potentially Responsible Parties that are identified in this state-wide investigation – to accelerate a long-term solution that will Read More

PFAS in NH: What you need to know

PFAS in Drinking Water

In March 2016, Perfluorooctanoic Acid, or PFOA – which falls under the class of Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFASs) – was discovered in private drinking water wells near the Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics facility in Merrimack, at which time the New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services began testing public and well water in the surrounding towns Read More