PFAS Found In Untreated Well Water Across Del., Says USGS

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Contaminants known as PFAS have been found to be widely distributed in untreated well water in Delaware, with the highest number of types of chemicals in Sussex and New Castle Counties. The wells receive their groundwater from the Columbia aquifer, and samples found to contain the chemicals generally had low concentrations. Research is still going…

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National Burn Awareness Week

This is National Burn Awareness Week.  State fire officials remind you that burn injuries occur from other sources than fire!  A burn can also come from chemicals, hot liquids, heated devices and of course, fire related incidents.   Almost a quarter of all burn injuries occur in kids under the age of 15.   Most injuries occur…

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