SCV Water is inviting the neighborhood to a ribbon slicing for its Valley Heart Nicely Groundwater Therapy Facility at 10 a.m. Wednesday.
This new facility restores native groundwater affected by PFAS (per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances) and can present a neighborhood, sustainable water provide equal to serve as much as 1,000 households yearly.
Group members are invited to have fun this milestone in native water reliability in particular person on the Valley Heart Wells Therapy Facility, 26715 Valley Heart Drive, or livestreamed on the company’s Fb web page, @scvwater.
Attendees are requested to register by Friday, Nov. 4, at bit.ly/vcwell.
Throughout the occasion, SCV Water’s management crew and board of administrators will share key venture highlights and neighborhood advantages, info on the significance of a neighborhood, dependable water provide through the drought, and particulars on how SCV Water is safeguarding its water provide from PFAS.
“Bringing the Valley Heart Nicely Therapy Facility on-line restores water affected by PFAS chemical compounds and is one in every of many PFAS groundwater remedy initiatives we’ve within the works,” stated SCV Water’s Normal Supervisor Matt Stone. “An area, dependable water provide for our prospects is crucial, particularly through the drought, and reduces our reliance on pricey imported water.”
The $5.5 million facility contains two vessels, pumps, motors and ancillary tools, and treats water by way of artificial ion adsorption.
PFAS are a gaggle of artificial chemical compounds, together with PFOA, PFOS and GenX. For greater than 70 years, PFAS have been manufactured and utilized in numerous industries worldwide. These chemical compounds are present in 1000’s of generally used merchandise, equivalent to non-stick cookware, shampoo, meals wrappers, firefighting foam, clothes, paints and cleansing merchandise. Moreover, these chemical compounds exist within the surroundings resulting from manufacturing, product use and discharge of handled wastewater.