Reports show no TCE contamination at two Camdenton sites

1 year 8 months 1 week ago Friday, January 05 2018 Jan 5, 2018 Friday, January 05, 2018 11:36:25 AM CST January 05, 2018 in News
By: Steve Lambson, News Content Manager

CAMDENTON - City officials announced Friday the results of two reports on investigations into possible contamination of water in the area.

The Department of Natural Resources carried out testing for trichloroethylene, or TCE, and other volatile organic compounds (VOC) at two sites: Camdenton Sludge Disposal Area and Dawson Metal Products' Camdenton facility.

The DNR report from the sludge disposal area said sampling of private wells and a public well in the area found no TCE. There were some trace metals detected in the water, but according to the report "none were at concentrations significantly above background levels for the area, nor above National Primary or Secondary Drinking Water Standards."

You can read the DNR report on the sludge disposal area here..

For the Dawson Metal Products site, DNR collected samples from 17 private drinking water wells, one public well, and two springs. Those tests found no VOCs, including TCE, in the water.

You can read the DNR report on the Dawson site here.

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