Free Well Water Testing for PFAS through MassDEP

The MassDEP is offering some private well owners an opportunity to receive free testing for PFAS (polyfluoroalkyl) compounds in drinking water.  These free tests are available for home located in communities where 60% or more of the residences use private wells….Alford, Becket, Middlefield, Monterey, Mount Washington, New Marlborough, Peru, Richmond, Otis, Sandisfield and Washington to name a few. The link for more information and to apply for free sampling is For more information about the program, see their DEP PFAS FAQ. Great information to share with residents and/or your clients in these towns. Special Thanks for sharing this opportunity to MAR Past President, Paul Yorkis who serves on a DEP advisory committee regarding private wells.