Clean Water

  • Water commission: Town should pay for repairs, not users

    Waitsfield’s water commissioners think system users should bear none of the cost of repairing the water main break.

    On Thursday, May 11, the water commission gathered to discuss changes to the water ordinance and

  • Waitsfield settles with VTrans on water main break

    Waitsfield settled its lawsuit with VTrans over a 2014 water main break that cost the town $209,548. The town will receive $80,000 from VTrans, leaving taxpayers on the hook for $129,548.

    The settlement documents

  • Clean water act will require many to obtain permits

    Over the years, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has observed an increase of algae growth in Lake Champlain and has determined that an excess of phosphorus in nearby waterways is the cause. Agricultural