Tag Archives: Water

Merrimack To Vote On Putting Public Water Utility In Town’s Control

Merrimack residents will vote this month on giving the town control of their water utility. It comes after two years of struggle with contamination in local wells, likely stemming from local plastics-maker Saint Gobain. | More at NHPR

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No Rise in Merrimack Cancers after PFOA “Contamination” is Not Surprising

Long before the “massive” contamination of a portion of Merrimack New Hampshire’s water supply, I was aware of PFOA’s. The Teflon adhering chemistry was already on the radar of the usual suspects as a potential source of easy revenue, actual science be … Continue reading

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Lawsuit: Poland Spring Water Is Committing ‘Colossal Fraud’

The complaint, which seeks class-action status, claims Poland Spring parent company Nestle Waters North America is actually selling water that doesn’t meet the U.S. Food and Drug Administration definition of spring water. According to its website, Poland Spring water is collected “before it emerges … Continue reading

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PFCs Targeted In New Hampshire Legislation

After months of wrangling in the legislature, New Hampshire officials approved three water laws this month. Two of the laws tackle the issue of perfluorinated compounds (PFCs), a persistent challenge for New Hampshire water managers, according to New Hampshire Public Radio. A third … Continue reading

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What’s Behind Water Management and Taxation Schemes?

Next time your town or city wants to impose a ‘roof’ or ‘driveway’ water run off tax, you will know where the idea originated. Tell your local officials to stop doing the bidding of the APA and the UN! “UN … Continue reading

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Amid Contamination Concerns, Portsmouth and Greenland Ask N.H. to Pay Water Bills

The city of Portsmouth and the town of Greenland are asking the state to help pay for public water at homes whose private wells may be at risk of water contamination. Residents living near the Coakley Landfill in Greenland fear … Continue reading

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Official Resigns After Blaming Flint Water Crisis On ‘N****rs Who Don’t Pay Their Bills’

An official at an agency that manages foreclosed homes in Flint, Michigan, has resigned after a recording surfaced Sunday in which he blames the city’s water crisis on “n****rs who don’t pay their bills.” Phil Stair resigned as sales manager of … Continue reading

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Council Tables Water Restrictions (For Now)

At a meeting, April 17, (Londonderry Town) Councilors pondered amendments to an ordinance already in place that restricts outside water use in town. The amendment would possibly restrict outdoor residential use allowing watering on certain days of the week depending … Continue reading

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Manchester lifts voluntary water use restrictions

Voluntary water use restrictions in the city have been lifted, after the Manchester Water Works Board of Water Commissioners announced it is lifting any voluntary limitations due to rising levels at two local bodies of water. More… | New Hampshire.com … Continue reading

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Bill Would Address Emerging Contaminants in Drinking Water

Does it include another path to federal oversight and control of local water? New Hampshire Sen. Jeanne Shaheen is planning to introduce a bill to improve efforts to identify the public health effects of emerging contaminants found in drinking water. … Continue reading

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