2 Aroostook colleges with PFAS will begin college 12 months with bottled water 

HODGDON, Maine — Regardless of eliminating lead from college taps and pipes, two Aroostook County colleges can’t use their water when lessons begin subsequent week.

The brand new carbon remedy techniques geared toward eliminating per-fluoroalkyl and poly-fluoroalkyl contaminants, higher often known as PFAS, from the water at Mill Pond Elementary and Hodgdon Center Excessive Faculty gained’t be prepared for the primary day of faculty, in line with MSAD 70 Superintendent Tyler Putnam.

The brand new system, which directors had hoped could be prepared when fall lessons start, is slated for a late November completion after installers confronted gear and provide delays throughout the undertaking.