Cheney Free Press -

By Grace Pohl
Staff Intern 

Phase four of well testing begins near Fairchild


August 10, 2017

Officials from the Air Force Civil Engineer Center (AFCEC) from Fairchild Air Force Base began letting residents know if they are a part of phase four water testing for high levels of Perfluorooctanesulfonic (PFOS) and Perflurooctanoic acids (PFOA) according to a press release on Aug. 7.

About 100 residential wells from two areas will be tested, roughly one mile south and two miles north of Highway 2 in Airway Heights. The way the areas were chosen for sampling was based on the results received from phase three on July 12-15.

Residents will be personally notified of the results as soon as...

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