Yesterday morning, CFPUA Executive Director Jim Flechtner and Chief Operations Officer Frank Styers traveled to Raleigh to give a presentation to the House Select Committee on North Carolina River Quality. The presentation outlined CFPUA’s progress regarding emerging compounds.
The presentation summarized our recent action regarding sampling; investigating new treatment technologies; partnering with local researchers; and legal action. Also, the presentation provided legislators with information on the next steps forward, including potentially upgrading the Sweeney Water Treatment Plant.
Under House Bill 56, CFPUA is required to provide the Environmental Review Commission with interim and final reports. This presentation summarized our interim findings, and staff will provide the Commission with a final report by April 1, 2018.
Below are the most recent results for 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 parts per trillion (ppt).