WATER QUALITY

Senator Shaheen Tours Pease Water Treatment Facility

The contaminated site has detections 700 times higher than the EPA standard for PFAS chemicals. The new pump-and-treat system at Pease is designed to clean up the affected groundwater at the site and help prevent PFAS contaminated water from endangering residentals wells in Newington.

This plant is part of a $35 million to $40 million effort to clean up the water at the Pease International Tradeport and uses both granulated carbon and resins to remove PFAS chemicals.

An article published Saturday July 28 in the Portsmouth Herald can be found below.