The American Ground Water Trust (AGWT) Information-Exchange Workshop will be held in Phoenix/Chandler, Arizona on July 11, 2019. The conference will focus on “Solutions to Groundwater Contamination: PFAS and other emerging contaminants.” The program is organized in cooperation with the Arizona Hydrological Society, Environmental Professions of Arizona, Arizona Water Association and in support of the Air and Waste Management Association-Grand Canyon Section.

Gregory Schnaar, Ph.D., P.G., Senior Environmental Scientist and Hydrogeologist, will present on Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS): Wide-Ranging Sources and Impacts to Water Supplies.

Click here to learn more about the event topics, which will discuss:

  • Legal basis for regulatory intervention
  • Water quality sampling and analysis challenges
  • Extent of contamination by PFAS compounds in the U.S.
  • Economic effects of impacted groundwater on end-users and utilities
  • Summary of latest research findings on health and environmental impacts
  • Legal remedies for recovering treatment costs by utilities and water agencies
  • Equipment options for removal of perfluorinated compounds from groundwater