Benner Township Water Authority has been made aware that the State of Pennsylvania did random water testing for PFAS across the state. One of the wells tested was located in Benner Township at the State of the Art facility which is located across from the University Park Airport. PFAS was found in this well.
Here is the link to the PFAS Action Team Initial Report that Benner Township has shared on their website.
Here is the link to PA DEP’s website regarding what PFAS is, it’s history, and the impacts it has on the environment.
Here is PA DEP’s PFAS Sampling Plan.
Environmental Protection Agency
Below is the link to EPA’s informational page regarding PFAS, which includes basic information, actions to address, and tools and resources.
As more information becomes available we will do our best to keep this page updated.
Benner Township also has a page on their website labeled “PFAS” which they have been keeping updated as well.