Twp. stopped using well field in 2016 due to PFAS

PLAINFIELD TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) — More than a year ago, Plainfield Township stopped using one of its well fields because it was found to be contaminated with PFAS, a likely carcinogen recently found area wells.

At a Monday evening meeting of the township board, the township’s director of public services outlined the history of the township water system. He focused on the Versluis Well Field that fed the system. In March 2016, tests found elevated PFAS levels in the well field and the township decided to shut it down and rely on other sources.

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