KVOA Report: More Water Contamination Found in Tucson

On Sept. 21, KVOA reported: The City of Tucson is suing a company it says is responsible for toxic chemicals found in local wells. Now officials say they’re finding more contaminants.

“In the last several weeks we have found significant contamination of PFCs’ out by the Air National Guard. The EPA standard…Is 70 parts per trillion,” Tucson City Councilman Steve Kozachik said. “The contamination levels that we’re finding out by the Air National Guard are over 11,000 parts per trillion.”

Kozachik said the location of the contamination is immediately upstream of the central well field in midtown.

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