New Hampshire is one of several states that has started regulating per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (“PFAS”) in drinking water, groundwater, and consumer products. This client alert reflects the status of PFAS regulations in New Hampshire as of January 30, 2020.

The Surface Water Quality Standards can be found at the following site: https://www.des.nh.gov/organization/divisions/water/wmb/wqs/documents/r-wd-19-30.pdf

Additional information regarding the firefighting foam restriction and the personal protective equipment can be found at the following site: https://www4.des.state.nh.us/nh-pfas-investigation/wp-content/uploads/PFAS-Foam-Fact-Sheet-FINAL.pdf.