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 Felton, Delaware (Round 2)

Site Information
Location: Felton, DE
Population: 873
Address: P.O. Box 329
Felton, DE 19943
Contact: Sarah Ferguson, Administrator
Mike Holmes, Water Operator
Demonstration Site: Well #4
Enclosed Space: 150 ft2
Source Water: Ground Water
Maximum Daily Flow: 400 gpm
Existing Treatment: Disinfection
Arsenic Removal Technology: Kinetico Coagulation, Filtration Macrolite
Disposal Option: None


Project Status
Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) signed Completed
CRADA approved by legal Completed
EPA/contractor site visit Completed
Contractor/system agreement Completed
Plans submitted Completed
Plans approved Completed
Equipment installed Completed
Study began Completed
Study completed Completed
Six-month report cleared N/A
Final report cleared N/A


Source Water Quality
Analysis mg/L Analysis mg/L
Total As 0.028 pH – Units 8.2
As (III) N/A Ca 7
As (V) N/A Mg 5
Fe 0.08 Na 108
Mn <0.02 Chloride 4
PO4 – P N/A Hardness as CaCO3 27
SiO2 9.8 T. Alkalinity as CaCO3 285

Note: All data provided by utility except as noted.
N/A = Not available


Tom Sorg

See Also

Fact Sheet, EPA’s Water Treatment Demonstration Project to Reduce Amount of Arsenic in Felton, DE, Drinking Water (PDF) (2 pp, 96 KB) June 2006

Federal Register Environmental Documents: Arsenic Treatment Demonstrations

How to Participate

Demo Site Information form (PDF) (2 pp, 57 KB)

Frequently Asked Questions

Publications on Arsenic

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