PFAS Contamination of Drinking Water Far More Prevalent Than Previously Reported

New Detections of ‘Forever Chemicals’ in New York, D.C., Other Major Cities

New laboratory tests commissioned by EWG have for the first time found the toxic fluorinated chemicals known as PFAS in the drinking water of dozens of U.S. cities, including major metropolitan areas. The results confirm that the number of Americans exposed to PFAS from contaminated tap water has been dramatically underestimated by previous studies, both from the Environmental Protection Agency and EWG’s own research.

...There is no simple and inexpensive technology for removing PFAS from drinking water effectively. Selecting drinking water treatment options to remove PFAS typically requires a case-by-case evaluation to identify the best option and to design and install a treatment facility....

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Ken Notes: I did mention this months ago. Please shave this...



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