Meeting to update public on Bedford waterline extension projects

CONCORD – The New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services (NHDES) announced public meetings have been scheduled in Bedford and Merrimack to provide updates on the waterline extension projects in those towns.

Affected Bedford property owners will be contacted and invited to the meeting by either Pennichuck Corporation or CT Male (Saint-Gobain’s engineering firm). Affected properties are listed in Exhibit D of the consent decree (www4.des.state.nh.us/nh-pfas-investigation/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/final-cd-20180320.pdf) and are shown on the map at (www4.des.state.nh.us/nh-pfas-investigation/wp-

content/uploads/2018/04/Bedford_PosterSize_20180321.pdf). It is important that property owners attend the meeting to complete necessary paperwork. The meeting Information is below:

Bedford Public Meeting: 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 22, at Peter Woodbury Elementary School, 180 County Road.

For more information, contact James Martin, NHDES Public Information Officer, at 271-3710. Additional information on NHDES’ ongoing investigation into perfluorinated chemicals in New Hampshire drinking water, please visit www4.des.state.nh.us/nh-pfas-investigation/

Affected Merrimack property owners will be contacted and invited to the meeting by Horizons Engineering. Affected properties are listed in Exhibit D of the consent decree (www4.des.state.nh.us/nh-pfas-investigation/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/final-cd-20180320.pdf) and are shown on the map at (www4.des.state.nh.us/nh-pfas-investigation/wp-

content/uploads/2018/04/Merrimack_PosterSize_20180321.pdf) . It is important that property owners attend the meeting to meet with Horizons Engineering Corporation to complete necessary paperwork. If affected property owners are unable to attend the meeting, they can call Horizons at 1-802-457-3151 to schedule a time for a property visit – a necessary step in designing the waterline connections to each property. The meeting Information is below:

Merrimack Public Meeting: 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, May 9, at Merrimack High School Cafeteria, 38 McElwain St.

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