Monthly Archives: September 2023

Toxic chemical discharge threatens the safety of Pittsboro’s drinking water – published by WRAL, 9/25/23

Toxic chemical discharge threatens the safety of Pittsboro’s drinking water WRAL – 4–5 minutes ( https://www.wral.com/story/toxic-chemical-discharge-threatens-the-safety-of-pittsboro-s-drinking-water/21066790/ ) Burlington officials are investigating the source of an industrial chemical found in the Haw River. High levels of 1-4-dioxane, a probable carcinogen shown

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What’s happened to public swimming? How will we cool off in 2024? – Published by Chatham Journal Newspaper

What’s happened to public swimming? How will we cool off in 2024? – Chatham Journal Newspaper 4–5 minutes By Emily Sutton (https://chathamjournal.com/2023/09/26/whats-happened-to-public-swimming-how-will-we-cool-off-in-2024/ ) My name is Emily Sutton, Haw Riverkeeper with the Haw River Assembly. As we enter Autumn, we

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Septic system fail in Swepsonville leads to high levels of E. Coli

A failed septic system on Geneva Albright road in Graham, NC has been dumping raw septic waste into a stormwater drainage and threatening to contaminate neighboring drinking water wells. This stormwater drainage leads to the Haw, about 30 feet away,

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