For Bucks families living on bottled water, a frustrating wait for contamination cleanup

For Bucks families living on bottled water, a frustrating wait for contamination cleanup

Source: https://www.inquirer.com/, November 2, 2019
By: Justine McDaniel and Laura McCrystal

In August, investigators tramped again onto Angela Goodwin’s property. This time, they weren’t testing the water, which she already knew had been contaminated with chemicals from firefighting foam. Instead, they bored small holes in her West Rockhill backyard.

A machine called a Geoprobe pushed a tube into the ground and collected soil. The holes were refilled, and nearly two months later the state confirmed that her yard was also contaminated with the substances, known as PFAS. So is storm water that drains into a ditch on the edge of her property. Read more.

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