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Posted on: March 28, 2023

Bucks County Drinking Water Remains Uncontaminated by Spill

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Water samples collected Monday from the Delaware River once again found no contaminants from the weekend’s chemical spill at a Trinseo facility in Bristol Township. 

The County received the positive water quality reports Tuesday morning from the state Department of Environmental Protection, water providers, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Coast Guard. Samples were collected at several locations near drinking water intakes along the river.   

With this morning’s report, there are still no known adverse impacts to drinking water in Bucks County. Testing is expected to continue today. 

Bucks County Emergency Management Agency has monitored the spill mitigation and cleanup efforts since the chemical release was first reported late Friday and remains in close contact with the water providers in the affected area, as well as federal, state and local partners. County EMA remains at the scene with state and federal officials. 

Residents in Bristol Borough, Bristol Township, and Bensalem Township who may have questions should contact their water provider. The County will update residents as information becomes available.  

The PA Department of Environmental Protection is leading the response and their Southeast Regional Community Relations Coordinator, Stephanie Berardi (sberardi@pa.gov), is the primary media contact for this ongoing incident.

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