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Despite upstream spike, local levels of 1,4-dioxane below immediately available detection

NEW HANOVER COUNTY ––– Recent test results of 1,4-dioxane in the raw and finished drinking water supply...

Brunswick County to spend $1.2 million replacing 45-year-old groundwater filters

The 211 Water Treatment Plant in Brunswick County will soon get new sand filters exactly like the existing filters, first installed...

GenX got attention. Progress on 1,4-Dioxane has lagged behind

SOUTHEASTERN, N.C. --- 1,4-Dioxane's federal drinking water cancer risk assessment level was first established in 2013. This assessment, described by the engineer who has chased...
Concentrations of 1,4-Dioxane, a likely human carcinogen, have been detected at increasing levels in both finished and raw water tested at Cape Fear Public Utility Authority since June. (Port City Daily graphic/Courtesy CFPUA)

After 1,4-Dioxane spike, CFPUA asks state environmental agency for assistance

NEW HANOVER COUNTY --- Levels of 1,4-Dioxane in treated Cape Fear Public Utility drinking water tested earlier this month are 3.7 times higher than...