Public infrastructure meeting to address PFAS levels

PFOS, Belmont
An old Wolverine Worldwide dump in Belmont is believed to have contaminated well water with a chemical called PFOS.

PLAINFIELD TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) — Residents will be able to share their concerns over contaminated wells during a meeting with Plainfield Township officials Thursday.

The Plainfield Township Infrastructure Committee meeting will be held at 8 a.m. at the township hall, located at 6161 Belmont Avenue NE.

>>Online: Infrastructure Committee meeting agenda

Officials will discuss the levels of contaminates found in wells near a former Wolverine Worldwide dump site. The contaminate that is of concern is PFAS, a likely carcinogen that also has been linked to other health problems.

During the meeting, officials will give an update on a timeline for treating the water.

>>Inside Complete coverage of the toxic tap water investigation

>>App users: Interactive map of toxic tap water


If you are eligible for a whole-house water filtration system from Wolverine Worldwide, you can call 616.866.5627 or email

The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality Environmental Assistance Center can be reached at 1.800.662.9278.

Websites with additional information on the contamination: