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Awards honor outstanding water protection efforts

Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Officials with the N.C. Division of Water Resources have announced the recipients of the state’s annual Source Water Protection awards that recognize individuals and organizations that take exceptional measures to protect sources of public drinking water.

Surface water results from October show GenX was above state health goal at one water treatment facility after Oct. 6 spill

Monday, November 27, 2017

State officials believe elevated concentrations of GenX found at a water treatment facility along the Cape Fear River can be attributed to an Oct. 6 spill from a manufacturing line at Chemours’ facility in Fayetteville, the N.C. Department of Environmental Quality announced today. In addition, state officials directed Chemours to provide bottled water to 34 more well owners based on results from the latest round of private well testing.

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