On Monday, the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced a new cross-agency program to address polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) such as GenX. EPA’s new efforts will:
This announcement follows an on-site visit from EPA staff to Sweeney Water Treatment Plant last week. CFPUA staff briefed EPA representatives on our ongoing efforts to monitor source water and to investigate potential technologies capable of removing PFAS from the water. Resolving the issue of emerging contaminants will require coordination between all levels of government and with our partners in non-governmental sectors. CFPUA looks forward to working with EPA on this issue.
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We have received the results for November 21 from our on-going GenX testing at the Sweeney Water Treatment Plant. Levels of GenX continue to remain below the DHHS health goal of 140 ppt.