West Virginia officials issued a “Do Not Drink” advisory last week for Vienna water after the Environmental Protection Agency announced a new limit for the amount of the chemical C8 present in Wood County’s drinking water.

Activated carbon filters removes traces of the chemical C8 from water supplies. They were installed at several local water service districts as part of a settlement of a 2001 lawsuit involving DuPont.

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