Superfund Information Systems: Site Profile

Superfund Site:

WILLOW GROVE NAVAL AIR AND AIR RESERVE STATION
HORSHAM, PA

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Announcements and Key Topics

  • The EPA is sampling private drinking water wells in the area of Willow Grove Naval Air station Joint Reserve Base in Horsham, PA for perfluorinated chemicals (PFCs), including perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS) and perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA).
  • As of January 9, 2015, of the 333 wells identified to be sampled, 206 have been sampled and 182 wells have validated results. There are 37 wells which exceed provisional health advisory levels of 0.2 micrograms per liter of water for PFOS and 0.4 micrograms per liter of water for PFOS. There are 51 properties receiving bottled water.

October 2015 Drinking Water Fact Sheet 

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Community Resources

 Community involvement is the process of engaging in dialogue and collaboration with community members. The goal of Superfund community involvement is to advocate and strengthen early and meaningful community participation during Superfund cleanups. Read about ways you can participate in EPA’s Community Involvement Program.

EPA celebrates 35 years of the Superfund Program: Read about sites in your states where Superfund has made a difference in protecting human health and the environment.

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