Category Archives: Cleanup

Drinking Water Advisory

The Vermont Department of Health is offering free water test kits for residents with private drinking water wells that may have been contaminated with floodwaters. “If your private drinking water well was covered with floodwater, is located very near a … Continue reading

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Watch Out for Fraud

While it’s unfortunate to have to discuss this, there is some great info on how to protect yourself from fraud on this VTResponse page.

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Clean up work prompts health concerns

People continue to pick up the pieces in the wake of Irene, and with that clean up comes health concerns… It’s storm debris with nails in it that’s a concern around the state and that’s what’s bringing the majority of … Continue reading

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First Cut at Contractors and Services

If you were affected by the storm and you’re in a position to start repairing damage, it may be hard to find someone who’s not themselves rebuilding or already overbooked.  On the Quick Reference – Repair Replace Rebuild page we’ve listed … Continue reading

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Contractor Finder on Efficiency Vermont

We are trying to gather information about reputable contractors, electricians, and other businesses that can help people recover and rebuild after  Irene.  While we work on that, Efficiency Vermont already has an online database of Building Performance Institute certified contractors. Efficiency … Continue reading

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Guidelines for In-Stream Work

ANR Handout Instream Guidelines (14KB PDF) – this two page handout from the Vermont Agency for Natural Resources provides some important guidance and information about in-stream work.

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Guide to Managing Debris After a Disaster

NERC Guide debris_management (372KB PDF) – this 21 page guide from the Northeast Recycling Center provides good, clear, and detailed information for town officials, residents, and small businesses dealing with solid waste after a natural disaster.

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Health Guide from DOH

DOH Guide Health (691KB PDF) – this guide from DOH has 13 pages of health related handouts covering: Respiratory Protection General Flood Information Drinking Water Guidelines Drinking Water Disinfection Common Post-Disaster Hazards Steps to Take Before Returning Home Managing Emotional Consequences

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Sunday Updates from Wilmington

Updates from Wilmington’s town website – Clean up work is progressing well in the village.  Please do not bring cars to the West Main Street area.  Gloves and masks and a pass are needed to work on West Main.  (Guidance from … Continue reading

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Relief Items Available at Brattleboro Church of Christ

The Brattleboro Church Of Christ has many items available for Vermonters affected by flooding: Shovels, Mops, Brooms, Bucket of Cleaning Supplies, Personal Care Items, Baby Care Kits, Diapers, Food Kits, Blankets, Box Fans, T-Shirts, Sweat Shirts, Sheets, Pillowcases, Water, Spray … Continue reading

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