|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Sun, 13 Dec 2009 15:49:29 -0800 (PST)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] PERCHLORATE: Santa Clarita (CA) water treatment|
Toxic water to be cleanedPerchlorate-contaminated wells, closed in 1997, could provide safe water in a few months
By Jonathan Randles Santa Clarita Signal (CA) December 12, 2009Two Saugus water wells were shut down more than a decade ago because they were contaminated with perchlorate, a toxic byproduct of rocket fuel production. But soon, they might be running again.
Within about four months, the Castaic Lake Water Agency expects to open a new, $20 million water treatment plant and pipeline system that will pump safe drinking water from those wells.
The plant is set to open in March, said Brian Folsom, engineering and operations manager for the water agency. The state Department of Public Health still has to certify the plant.
... For the entire article, see http://www.the-signal.com/news/article/22043/ -- Lenny Siegel Executive Director, Center for Public Environmental Oversight a project of the Pacific Studies Center 278-A Hope St., Mountain View, CA 94041 Voice: 650/961-8918 or 650/969-1545 Fax: 650/961-8918 <firstname.lastname@example.org> http://www.cpeo.org _______________________________________________ Military mailing list Military@lists.cpeo.org http://lists.cpeo.org/listinfo.cgi/military-cpeo.org
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