Managing Florida’s Aquifers, the American Ground Water Trust (AGWT) Annual Florida Groundwater Program will be held in Orlando, Florida on September 30 and October 1, 2019. The conference will focus on important Florida groundwater issues. DBS&A’s Principal Hydrogeologist, Gregory Schnaar, PhD, PG, will present on per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS): Wide-Ranging Sources and Impacts to Water Supplies, in a special session focusing on the local and national magnitude of PFAS contamination intended for all water managers, scientists, engineers, and elected officials.

The PFAS special session will include:

  • Extent of contamination by PFAS compounds in Florida and the U.S.
  • PFAS concentrations and fingerprints in various materials
  • Forensic environmental analyses to identify contaminant sources
  • Equipment options for removal of perfluorinated compounds from groundwater
  • Microplastics in Groundwater, Carriers of Persistent Pollutants, including PFAS
  • Options for handling waste materials with PFAS

To learn more about the conference, click here.