Updates from Vermont Rural Water

Drought: Be Prepared with a Response Plan

The difficulty with weather events, such as drought, is that they often sneak up on us and leave us scrambling. The best you can do, since drought cannot be prevented, is to be prepared. Having a...

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Updated Information on Shutoff Moratorium

There is currently a moratorium on disconnections for all public water systems and municipal sewer systems. This moratorium is in place until the end of the State of Emergency—currently September 15, but likely to be extended again.

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Background In 2019, the Vermont legislature passed Act 21 requiring all public community and non-transient non-community drinking water systems to monitor for PFAS. The interim standard for the 5...

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