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City of Westfield PFAS System Completion

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Our Mechanical Construction Division recently completed a project in Westfield, MA due to the prevalence of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances – PFAS and PFOA. The city’s efforts were honored by Water and Wastes Digest as a 2019 Top Project Winner. PFAS and PFOA include a group of man-made chemicals that do not readily break down in either the environment or the human body and, therefore, can build up over time. There is human and experimental lab evidence that exposure to PFAS can lead to adverse human health effects. The construction of a Granular Activated Carbon Water (GAC) Treatment Facility will…

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