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September 28, 2022 9:00 AM

Attleboro PFAS Information

The Water Department has added a tab to the Water Department website for information regarding PFAS. The link for this information is http://www.cityofattleboro.us/1633/PFAS-Information. The link provides answers to the most common questions that the Water Department has been receiving from our residents regarding PFAS. This link will continue to be updated as we receive more sample results and when there is a more definite timeline for the installation of temporary treatment at the Wading River plant.

As always, please contact the Water Department at 774-203-1850 or water1@cityofattleboro.us with any questions or concerns you may have regarding PFAS.

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Latest Update:

March 22, 2023 9:44 AM

March 22, 2023- The Wading River Plant remains offline. Should the plant need to be placed back online, this site will be updated.

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September 28, 2022 8:50 AM

September 28, 2022- The Wading River Plant will be shut down around noon today. Crews will be flushing to clear any resulting discoloration from the system. After shut down, all residents and businesses will be receiving their water from the West Street Plant, which remains in compliance with the State PFAS regulated levels. The filling station at the West Street Plant will remain available until October 1. 

September 19, 2022 9:27 AM

September 15, 2022- All residents will be receiving postcards regarding elevated PFAS levels at the Wading River plant. The plant was started for the summer so that system demand could be met during the summer. The plant will be shut down as soon as possible for the winter season. The Water Department continues to work to bring temporary PFAS treatment online at Wading River as soon as possible.