Brunswick Co. releases more GenX results, under DHHS standards

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Bolivia, NC – Brunswick County has received additional results of testing for GenX in the water supply from samples taken over several weeks in August and September.

The results continue to be under 30 parts per trillion in both the raw and the finished water

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  • Samples taken on Aug. 17 revealed levels of 20.4 parts per trillion in the Northwest Water Treatment Plant’s raw water source, and 20.5 parts per trillion in the finished water source.
  • Samples taken on Aug. 24 revealed levels of 18.2 parts per trillion in the Northwest Water Treatment Plant’s raw water source, and 16.6 parts per trillion in the finished water source.
  • Samples taken on Aug. 31 revealed levels of 24.3 parts per trillion in the Northwest Water Treatment Plant’s raw water source, and 22.9 parts per trillion in the finished water source.
  • Samples taken on Sept. 7 revealed levels of 26.8 parts per trillion in the Northwest Water Treatment Plant’s raw water source, and 25.9 parts per trillion in the finished water source.

NC Health and Human Services has established the health goal for exposure to GenX in drinking water at 140 nanograms per liter (also referred to as parts per trillion).