Posted in: GenX

In light of the recent StarNews article, “GenX lawsuit says contaminant found in homes”, we at H2GO obtained the hot water heater test results mentioned in the lawsuit. The StarNews article highlights that hot water heaters across our customer service area have a buildup of GenX, however, the test results reveal accumulations of several other perfluorinated compounds. Levels of Nafion by-products exceeded...

H2GO customers may receive a package in the mail from DVR Labs c/o Carolina Fresh Water from Greensboro, requesting water samples from the homeowner. The package contains a bottle which the company asks you to fill with tap water. It is assumed that after sending off the water sample, this company will then contact you claiming to show the presence of Dioxane and GenX while attempting to sell...

After the recent breaking news of GenX and other contaminants in our area’s drinking water supply, one group of students at a local middle school has decided to get involved in finding a solution. The Leland Middle School Robotics Team has begun to prepare for their regional competition. This year’s theme is “hydrodynamics” and will task the students with identifying a...

On the morning of June 7th, the entire Cape Fear Region was met with the StarNews headline “Toxin Taints CFPUA Drinking Water”. Concerns grew and information was scarce, however area experts looked for ways to give the best information they could to the area residents. With a drinking water source that supplies a three-county area, only one county has had forums with experts to discuss the dangers of the emerging...

H2GO is aware of the StarNews story about a toxin, commonly known as GenX, present in the CFPUA drinking water supplies. The same source water, the Cape Fear River, provides drinking water supplies to H2GO via wholesale water purchase from Brunswick County Public Utilities. H2GO staff have been receiving numerous calls from our customers expressing concerns about the drinking water. According to current state and federal...