PFOAs found in Valatie water

VALATIE – Another community is dealing with PFOA in their water.

Routine testing found elevated levels of PFOS in the public water system in Valatie.

The testing was done in the fall, but residents were notified at the end of January.

Village officials did say while the levels were elevated, they do not pose a significant health risk.

They add they are working with county and state Departments of Health on a compliance schedule to reduce those levels.