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Environmental News, Local Health News, Newsroom Nearly half of private wells sampled on Cape have PFAS

Nearly half of private wells sampled on Cape have PFAS

Preliminary results of a study of private wells on Cape Cod found that nearly half of the water samples had detectable levels of emerging contaminants known as PFAS. The study found that about 46% of 101 private wells tested in 12 Cape towns had at least one PFAS chemical.

10/3/19 at 12:45 pm     609      , , ,
Local Health News Construction of $46 Million Water Filtration Plant Underway in Falmouth

Construction of $46 Million Water Filtration Plant Underway in Falmouth

Crews from Methuen Construction broke ground earlier this month on Falmouth’s new water filtration plant on Long Pond. The $46.5 million filtration system will pump eight million gallons of the 11 million gallons the town uses daily. It operates in conjunction with the town’s 100-year-old water facility at Long Pond.

6/1/15 at 2:24 pm     1395      ,     CapeCod.com