The American Ground Water Trust (AGWT) has organized problem assessment and treatment strategies workshops for Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) contamination on Monday, March 4th, 2019 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and on Wednesday, March 6th, 2019 in Mount Laurel, New Jersey.

Gregory Schnaar, Ph.D., P.G., Principal Environmental Scientist, will present at both events on PFAS: Wide-Ranging Sources and Impacts to Water Supplies.

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

  • Legal basis for regulatory intervention
  • Water quality sampling & 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
  • Air emissions/deposition as a potential pathway to groundwater contamination
  • Equipment options for removal of perfluorinated compounds from groundwater
  • Design and operation of PFAS treatment facilities in Pennsylvania and surrounding states