Brunswick County GenX Test Results: Nov. 2 and Nov. 9

11.27.2017

Brunswick County has received additional results of testing for GenX in the water supply. Samples taken on Nov. 2 revealed levels of 46.5 parts per trillion in the Northwest Water Treatment Plant’s raw water source, and 41.6 parts per trillion in the finished water source. Samples taken on Nov. 9 revealed levels of 43.5 parts per trillion in the Northwest Water Treatment Plant’s raw water source, and 33.2 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 test report for Nov. 2 here and for Nov. 9 here.