Brunswick County GenX Test Results

09.26.2017

Brunswick County has received additional results of testing for GenX in the water supply.

Samples taken on Aug. 17 revealed levels of 20.4 parts per trillion in the Northwest Water Treatment Plant’s raw water source, and 20.5 parts per trillion in the finished water source.

Samples taken on Aug. 24 revealed levels of 18.2 parts per trillion in the Northwest Water Treatment Plant’s raw water source, and 16.6 parts per trillion in the finished water source.

Samples taken on Aug. 31 revealed levels of 24.3 parts per trillion in the Northwest Water Treatment Plant’s raw water source, and 22.9 parts per trillion in the finished water source.

Samples taken on Sept. 7 revealed levels of 26.8 parts per trillion in the Northwest Water Treatment Plant’s raw water source, and 25.9 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 can be found at http://www.brunswickcountync.gov/genx/.

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