The GETS system has been operational since the end of August while undergoing pre-startup phase activities. Pre-startup phase activities included testing of individual treatment components and testing of individual extraction wells, which resulted in the varying PFAS levels for the influent water. During this time, not all wells were operational at the same time, but sampling of the system was conducted in accordance with our WPDES discharge permit. The system has successfully treated all water to well below our discharge limits (see below dashboard for our results).
The GETS system has now begun the next phase of operation called “Startup” which includes operation of multiple wells at the same time while optimizing operation of individual GETS treatment system units. During this timeframe the GETS will ramp up to its full operational pumping rates. Tyco is working with the WDNR under an approved monitoring plan to track GETS progress, while also continuing testing and reporting in accordance with our WPDES discharge permit.
We will continue to update the GETS System dashboard with data on a monthly basis. Note that there is a one-month lag in the data due to long turnaround times at the lab.GETS