On June 15, 2022, the US EPA issued revised health advisories for four PFAS based on new information on the life-long exposure risk to these compounds. CT DPH also issued revised guidance on June 15, 2022 with the issuance of Action Levels for four PFAS compounds.
Below are Aquarion's sampling results for the Cedar Heights System in Danbury, Connecticut, addressing PFOS levels in that community above the newly-established action levels of 10 ppt.
The Cedar Heights System (PWS ID CT340131) in Danbury, Connecticut consists of two groundwater sources:
See below for an action plan summary for the Cedar Heights System in Danbury, Connecticut:
Aquarion will remain vigilant about this important issue and will continue to share test results with our customers and state and local officials. We will also continue to work with public health agencies and drinking water associations to ensure the protection of our drinking water supplies, and delivery of high-quality water to our customers.
The table below includes historical sampling results for the Cedar Heights System, highlighting individual results above the new PFOS Action Level of 10 ppt:
Learn more about PFAS and the Connecticut Department of Public Health's Drinking Water Section Strategy at ct.gov.Learn More