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County Statement on GenX Issue


Brunswick County Statement Following
Meeting with Governor Cooper
           
Bolivia, NC – Frank Williams, Chairman of the Brunswick County Board of Commissioners, has released the following statement following this morning’s meeting with Governor Roy Cooper:

“This morning, I joined a bipartisan group of State Legislators and leaders from neighboring counties in a productive meeting with Governor Cooper. ...





Results from July 6 Water Testing


Brunswick County GenX Test Results
           
Bolivia, NC – Brunswick County has received additional results of testing for GenX in the water supply. Samples taken on July 6 revealed levels of 85.6 parts per trillion in the Northwest Water Treatment Plant’s raw water source, and 87.l parts per trillion in the finished water source.
 
NC Health and Human Services has established the health goal for exposure to G...





Plans released for Leland Town Center


Developers shared plans this week for a 60-acre project that will be called Leland Town Center, including the center's first tenant and other details.

The first phase of what's planned to be among the largest retail centers in the county will include four buildings. Leland Town Center is eventually expected to hold 250,000-square-feet of commercial space bordered by Ploof Road, U.S. 17 and Ocean Gate Plaza in Leland, said Doug Horack, development partner in Charleston, Sout...




More GenX Water Information


Can we use the water?
 
DHHS does not recommend that the general populations or specific groups stop using the municipal water.  This is based upon the following:
 
  • Levels of GenX in the most recent samples of finished drinking water are near or below the health goal (based on a lifetime of exposure to the most vulnerable population);
  • The levels of GenX are trending downward; and
  • Releases from Chemours are being mitig...





Additional GenX Test Results Received


           
Bolivia, NC – Brunswick County has received additional results of testing for GenX in the water, from samples taken June 29, that showed no detectable level of GenX in treated water from the 211 Water Treatment Plant at 0 parts per trillion and showed levels of 64 parts per trillion in the Northwest Water Treatment Plant’s raw water source.
 
NC DEQ also released results of its testing, showing GenX in finished water from the ...





Dioxane Testing Results

Brunswick County has received the results of testing of raw and treated water for the chemical 1,4-Dioxane from both the Northwest Water Treatment Plant and the 211 Water Treatment Plant.
 
The Northwest Water Treatment Plant shows levels of 1,4-Dioxane in raw water that are reduced from levels found in 2015, and the treated water shows less than the lowest detectable level (less than 0.028 parts per billion). The 211 Water Treatment Plant shows levels of 1,4-Dioxane at 1.3 parts per...