Update Regarding Status of PFAS in Town Water Supply

Town of Wayland 4/5/21: Update Regarding Status of PFAS in Town Water Supply. Update from the town on actions taken and next steps.

News Articles:

  • Wayland Town Crier 4/7/21: Wayland considers options following PFAS discovery in well field. Wayland will be offering bottled water at the Transfer Station on Wednesday and Sunday from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. and at the Wayland Public Safety Building for pregnant women, nursing mothers, infants, and people with compromised immune systems, following the discovery of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in the town’s water supply.
  • Wayland Patch 4/1/21: Wayland Considers Two Ways To Fix PFAS Contamination. During a Board of Public Works meeting Thursday, Holder said the town is considering two options to reduce PFAS. Wayland may explore connecting with Massachusetts Water Resources Authority pipelines, or installing technology that can remove PFAS from the water. The town will mull those options in the coming weeks, Holder said.
  • Town of Wayland 3/31/21: Wayland Addresses Water Testing Results. The Town of Wayland issued a statement this afternoon regarding the presence of per and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in the Town’s public water supply.
  • Wayland Student Press Network 3/31/21: All Wayland drinking water deemed unsafe. Following Principal Allyson Mizoguchi’s email about the unsafe drinking water at WHS, all water in Wayland is now facing the same issue.

Town Information:

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