PFAS chemicals found in ‘handful’ of Clovis water wells

PFAS chemicals found in ‘handful’ of Clovis water wells

Source: https://www.abqjournal.com/, February 10, 2020
By: Theresa Davis

A public water utility in Clovis has decommissioned a “handful” of drinking water wells after finding levels of toxic “forever chemicals.”

The per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances or PFAS may have leaked into groundwater supplies from nearby Cannon Air Force Base. For decades, the manmade chemicals were used in firefighting foam for training exercises on the nation’s military bases. Read more.

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