EPA: Traces Of Contaminant Found In 3 Colorado Water Systems

· Feb. 5, 2016, 9:38 pm

Traces of potentially harmful chemicals have shown up in three Colorado water systems, prompting officials to shut down three wells and start looking for the source.

Tests required by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency detected compounds called PFOS and PFOA in utilities that serve about 69,000 people in Fountain and the unincorporated community of Security-Widefield.

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