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We send out one of these each month to keep you engaged and up to
date on the latest news in the Water and Wastewater industry. 
Welcome Allen Adams, MRWA's new Southern Maine Water Quality Specialist
As part of the WQS team, Allen provides personalized onsite technical assistance and education to approximately 1,700 Community, Non-Transient Non-Community, and Transient Public Water Systems across Maine’s Northern District. Prior to joining MRWA, Allen worked for the Livermore Falls Water District for 20 years. He has his Class 2 Water Distribution and Treatment licenses.

Resources for
PFAS Sampling
Visit the links below for more information about PFAS and the sampling process.
Sampling Guidance

Sampling Video: Sample Collection for PFAS Testing at Public Water Supplies

Frequently Asked Questions

Maine Accredited Labs

A & L Laboratory PFAS
Maine Legislature – LD129

Maine DWP Testing for PFAS in
Drinking Water webpage

Maine CDC PFAS Fact Sheet

Maine DEP PFAS Webpage

EPA Basic Information on PFAS
For PFAS questions and sampling assistance, please contact the Maine Rural Water Association (MRWA) by email at pfasassistance@mainerwa.org. For general questions regarding this new legislation, please email Ashley Hodge at Ashley.Hodge@maine.gov. If you have system-specific inquiries, please contact your Public Water System Inspector.

Submitting PFAS sample results directly to the DWP at dwplabsubmit@maine.gov.

Regional Meetings for
the Salary Survey
MRWA is hosting meetings throughout the state for those with questions/thoughts about the Salary Survey!

Limestone Fire Department - 155 Main Street, Limestone | May 16 at 1:00pm 

MRWA Office - 254 Alexander Reed Rd, Richmond | May 24 at 9:00am 

Paris Utility District - 7 C N Brown Way, South Paris | June 1 at 9:00am

Additional locations TBD.
Opening for the Season
Friday, April 29th | 9:00am - 12:00pm
Live Class | YMCA of Maine
305 Winthrop Center Rd, Winthrop
**Additional Sessions TBD**
Work Zone Safety - Traffic Control
Virtual Class | TWO Sessions
Wednesday, May 11th
Session A 8:00 - 11:30am
Session B 12:00 - 3:30pm
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