More than 30 Pa. schools detected toxic ‘forever chemicals’ in their drinking water that exceed EPA standard

By Zoë Read | WHYY | June 27, 2024

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"Chris Tomlinson said he and his wife were surprised and troubled to learn the drinking water at their daughter’s high school contained toxic PFAS chemicals.

In March, the Central Bucks School District emailed parents and staff at Central Bucks East High School to inform them the rural Doylestown school’s on-site well water was contaminated with the chemicals, and that they had a plan to remove them.

Tomlinson said the school’s response did not ease his concern for his daughter, who has regularly drank from the water fountains for the past two years."