Woburn to receive over $950,000 for Horn Pond Treatment Plant PFAS removal project

(l-r) Council Member Rob Toro, Council Member Robert Ferullo, Representative Richard Haggerty, Congresswoman Katherine Clark, Representative Michelle Ciccolo, Mayor Michael Concannon, Council President Jeff Dillon, and Council Member Lou DiMambro

WOBURNState Representative Richard Haggerty (D-Woburn) joined Congresswoman Katherine Clark (D-MA), Representative Michelle Ciccolo (D-Lexington), Woburn Mayor Michael Concannon, City Council President Jeff Dillon, Council Members Rob Toro, Lou DiMambro, Robert Ferullo and other city officials at the Horn Pond Treatment Plant to announce $959,757 in federal funding for the perfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) removal project. The funding will be used to add granular activated carbon (GAC) treatment to remove PFAS in drinking water at the Horn Pond Water Treatment Plant and is essential to complying with current Massachusetts Drinking Water Standards, meeting proposed EPA standards, and providing the public with a safe water supply. It also includes a control system and cybersecurity upgrades to strengthen the resiliency of critical drinking water infrastructure.