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Water Contamination Response Planning – City of Prescott

Earlier this week, Prescott Mayor Phil Goode, Mayor Pro Tem Cathey Rusing and City staff members met with Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) Chief Science Officer and her team, to further define the way forward in the response to the discovery of PFOAs and PFAS in two of eight City wells. During the meeting, ADEQ staff answered questions about

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All Remaining City of Prescott Wells have been Sampled

Results Expected in 6-8 Weeks On Wednesday, July 20, the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) sampled all remaining wells in the City of Prescott water supply system for PFAS, a group of commonly used chemicals often found in non-stick cooking surfaces, cosmetics, stain-resistant carpet, water-repellent garments, and firefighting foam..  The wells that were recently sampled are all located in Chino Valley.  Results are expected in six to eight

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Officials grill water utility over response to earlier Luke AFB spill

The Arizona Corporation Commission grilled a West Valley water company Wednesday, asking why it did not respond more aggressively after chemical agents were discovered in water from its wells five years ago. Commissioner Anna Tovar at one point during the hearing asked an official of Valley Utilities Water Co., “Do you care for your customers?”

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ADEQ is holding a Webinar Addressing the Environmental Concerns of the New Jail

The Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) is holding a webinar, to watch online, about the pollution issues on the proposed jail site which is currently being bulldozed; and now citizens can also join by phone! IT STARTS AT 6PM ON MONDAY THE 26TH But the technical challenge is this: you can’t join by phone

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