PFAS

Per- and polyfluoralkyl substances, known as PFAS, increasingly have become a concern for drinking water contamination. The contamination commonly is sourced from firefighting foam, or used in the production of non-stick cookware and adhesives. As PFAS increasingly are discovered in drinking water across the nation, water treatment experts are meeting the contaminant with innovation and maintaining communication with concerned consumers. More information and developing news on PFAS and other emerging contaminants can be found on this page. 

Sep 1 2021
Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) are a group of man-made chemicals that have been manufactured and used in a variety of industries. In the…
Eric Foronjy, Slowater
Eric Foronjy is sales manager for Slowater, which was founded by his father.
Sep 1 2021
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Aug 31 2021
Groundwater from at least six Defense Department (DOD) sites in the Great Lakes region is contaminated with high levels of per- and polyfluoroalkyl…
Aug 26 2021
The U.S. EPA announced a $131 million Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) loan to the Orange County Water District (OCWD) to help…
Aug 10 2021
The U.S. Senate passed the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act after months of bipartisan negotiations between the Biden Administration and a…
Aug 9 2021
According to the agreement, the companies Dupont, Corteva, and Chemours agreed to pay $50 million for environmental restoration, improvement,…
Aug 4 2021
The U.S. EPA published preliminary Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) data about chemical releases, chemical waste management, and pollution prevention…
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