Three additional private wells in Blades area return test results exceeding EPA’s health advisory level for PFCs
DNREC and the Division of Public Health announced today that three private wells tested Feb. 19 in the Blades area by the US Environmental Protection Agency had returned results exceeding the EPA’s national health advisory level for perfluorinated compounds (PFCs). DNREC and EPA immediately notified the property owners of the test results and provided home carbon filtration systems for their water supply.
DNREC, DPH are providing the Town of Blades with drinking water after municipal wells are found to have elevated level of perfluorinated compounds
DNREC and the Division of Public Health began providing bottled water Friday for drinking and cooking to residents of the Town of Blades, in Sussex County, after all three of the town’s drinking water wells returned concentrations of PFCs above the human health advisory level.