Brunswick Co. Commissioners to consider reverse osmosis plant

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Brunswick County leaders and state lawmakers saw first hand the work of a pilot RO system at the Northwest Water Treatment Plant. (Photo: WWAY)

BRUNSWICK COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — Brunswick County Commissioners plan to hold a workshop in May to learn more about installing a $99 million reverse osmosis system at the Northwest Water Treatment Plant.

During their regular meeting Monday night, commissioners heard a recommendation from the engineering firm hired earlier this year to test advanced water treatment systems.

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The report found the RO pilot system removed all of the target contaminants including GenX.

Brunswick commissioners plan to hold the workshop on Thursday, May 10 at 1 p.m.