NPL Site Narrative for South Municipal Water Supply Well
SOUTH MUNICIPAL WATER SUPPLY WELL
Peterborough, New Hampshire
Federal Register Notice: September 21, 1984
Conditions at listing (September 1983): The South Municipal Water Supply Well in Peterborough, New Hampshire, serves about 4,600 people. Routine sampling of the water supply by the State detected volatile organic compounds, including 1,1,1-trichloroethane, carbon tetrachloride, 1,1-dichloroethane, and trichloroethylene. Similar compounds were detected in adjacent surface waters. Further investigation is needed to identify the source(s) and determine the extent of contaminant migration.
Status (June 1984): The State is planning to conduct a limited hydrogeologic investigation at the site during the summer of 1984.
For more information about the hazardous substances identified in this narrative summary, including general information regarding the effects of exposure to these substances on human health, please see the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) ToxFAQs. ATSDR ToxFAQs can be found on the Internet at ATSDR - ToxFAQs (http://www.atsdr.cdc.gov/toxfaqs/index.asp) or by telephone at 1-888-42-ATSDR or 1-888-422-8737.