Arizona PFASThe American Ground Water Trust (AGWT) with support from the Arizona Hydrological Society, Environmental Professions of Arizona, Arizona Water Association and the Air & Waste Management Association-Grand Canyon Section has organized a webinar on per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) problem assessment and treatment strategies to be held on September 24, 2020.

Gregory Schnaar, PhD, PG, Principal Hydrogeologist, will share important information about PFAS sources, fate and transport, and forensic methods for source determination in his presentation, “PFAS: Wide-Ranging Sources and Impacts to Water Supplies.”

According to the program, the webinar will focus on:

  • Origins and extent of contamination by PFAS compounds in the US
  • Water quality sampling and analysis challenges
  • Research findings on health and environmental impacts
  • Economic effects of impacted water supply sources
  • Air emission of PFAS causing contamination of soil, surface water, and aquifers
  • Latest technologies for treatment and removal of perfluorinated compounds
  • Legal remedies for recovering costs by utilities and water agencies

Learn more about the event.