Brunswick County GenX Test Results

02.01.2018

Brunswick County has received additional results of testing for GenX in the water supply. Samples taken on Jan. 3 revealed levels of 27.4 parts per trillion in the Northwest Water Treatment Plant’s raw water source, and 24.1 parts per trillion in the finished water source. Samples taken on Jan. 11 revealed levels of 32.1 parts per trillion in the Northwest Water Treatment Plant’s raw water source, and 29.1 parts per trillion in the finished water source.

NC Health and Human Services has established the health goal for exposure to GenX in drinking water at 140 nanograms per liter (also referred to as parts per trillion).

More information, including test results for other perflourinated compounds, can be found at http://www.brunswickcountync.gov/genx/.

To view the full test report from Jan. 3, click here. To view the full test report from Jan. 11, click here.