Brunswick County has received additional results of testing for GenX in the water supply. Samples taken on Apr. 26 revealed levels of 3.45 parts per trillion in the Northwest Water Treatment Plant’s raw water source, and 3.82 parts per trillion in the finished water source. Samples taken on May 3 revealed levels of 3.48 parts per trillion in the Northwest Water Treatment Plant’s raw water source, and 3.66 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).
Test results will continue to be posted online at http://www.brunswickcountync.gov/genx/ but will not be emailed unless factors change.
More information, including test results for other perflourinated compounds, can be found at http://www.brunswickcountync.gov/genx/.
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