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Posted on: November 7, 2018

[ARCHIVED] CFPUA to Hold Final Community Meeting, Receives New 1,4 Dioxane Results


CFPUA to Hold Final Community Meeting on PFAS Treatment
Strategies Tomorrow

Tomorrow evening, starting at 5:00 pm, at Cape Fear Community College’s North Campus, CFPUA will hold its final community meeting on PFAS and the Sweeney Water Treatment Plant. Carel Vandermeyden, Director of Engineering, will present on CFPUA strategies to reduce PFAS in drinking water.

After the presentation, attendees will have the opportunity to ask questions and provide feedback. The meeting will be located in Room NE-108 in the Advanced and Emerging Technologies Building. Attendees may park in the student parking lot, which can be found by taking the first left upon entering the campus.

CFPUA Receives New Results for 1,4 Dioxane

In addition to GenX and other PFAS, CFPUA regularly tests for an array of compounds that have been detected in the Cape Fear River. One such compound is 1,4 Dioxane. Results from recent testing show 1,4 Dioxane levels in CFPUA drinking water are below all EPA health advisory levels and risk assessments for the compound.





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