Brunswick County GenX Test Results

10.24.2017

Brunswick County has received additional results of testing for GenX in the water supply. Samples taken on Sept. 28 revealed levels of 21.7 parts per trillion in the Northwest Water Treatment Plant’s raw water source, and 20.6 parts per trillion in the finished water source.

Samples taken on Oct. 5 revealed levels of 25.9 parts per trillion in the Northwest Water Treatment Plant’s raw water source, and 30.1 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/.

View the full testing reports here (Sept. 28), here and here (Oct. 5).