CFPUA starts daily PFAS monitoring after Chemours releases increased sediment into Cape Fear River

WECT News | July 23, 2020

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“WILMINGTON, N.C. (WECT) – The Cape Fear Public Utility Authority (CFPUA) is upping its testing of raw water from the Cape Fear River after learning of increased sediment being sent into the river by Chemours.

‘CFPUA has begun more-frequent sampling of raw water from the Cape Fear River and sought guidance from state regulators after being informed Wednesday evening by Chemours that PFAS remediation work at its Fayetteville Works plant apparently had sent an increased volume of sediment into the river,’ according to CFPUA.

The increase in sediments was first brought to the water provider’s attention Wednesday evening in an email from Christel Compton, Fayetteville Works Environmental Manager…”

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