It’s a city’s worst nightmare.
The primary water supply for Newburgh New York was not just contaminated, but poisoned with dangerous levels of a chemical known as PFOS. The Official name is: Perfluorooctane Sulfonate. (Newburgh is an hour and a half north from Manhattan)
Whether you feel this is Deja vu, with Flint Michigan, what we do know is two years later, the Newburgh problem hasn’t been resolved. The water remains unusable and Newburgh officials have decided to sue the Federal Government.
To control aircraft fires, the military stored and trained with PFOS-containing foams
Source: Military Environmental Disaster: Newburgh Forced to pay NYC 170,000 Monthly for Water