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Small towns have big problems addressing water pollution – Bill Williams

Prescott and Prescott Valley are trying to deal with it Legions of attorneys have begun to descend on large and small towns throughout Arizona, looking for municipal clients for a sort of class action lawsuit pitting the towns against chemical manufacturers. Two of those small-town clients might soon include Prescott Valley and Prescott, Arizona. The

Town of Prescott Valley

Prescott Valley influent, effluent water also tests positive for PFAS chemicals

After the City of Prescott announced in July that it had shut down two of its wells near the Prescott airport because of positive tests for Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), Prescott Valley immediately tested all but two of its 27 wells (the two were offline). Of the 25 wells tested, four were found to

Water

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

City of Prescott

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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