The Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection issued a Notice of Responsibility to the Department of Fire Services (DFS) on October 24th, 2019 citing levels of per- and polyfluorinated alkyl substances (PFAS) detected in water in White Pond and the DFS grounds. PFAS is a common chemical, and specifically found in fire suppression materials, namely AFFF […]
This summer, the MA Department of Environmental Protection and the Environmental Protection Agency sampled Maynard drinking water wells to test for per – and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), a group of man-made chemicals that include PFOA, PFOS, GenX, and many other chemicals. The federal limit of these chemicals in drinking water is 70 Parts Per Trillion […]
For more tips on how to do your part to keep our waterways clean, visit www.thinkbluemassachusetts.org. For more information on stormwater in Maynard visit our Stormwater Management page.
As part of the Town’s stormwater public education initiative, Maynard officials are reminding residents of the harmful effects fertilizer can have on water quality. It’s hard to imagine that a green, flourishing lawn could pose a threat to the environment, but the fertilizers you apply to your lawn are potential pollutants! “If you use too […]
Reminder from the Treasurer-Collector’s office: Real estate taxes and water sewer bills are due on May 1st
The Water-Sewer project continues its work onto Crane, Garfield and Bates Avenue, and water service will be shut off in those neighborhoods between 9:00am and 3:00pm THURSDAY, MARCH 7th. We want to thank residents in those areas for their patience while crews work to make the necessary repairs.