The compounds per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) are found in everything from non-stick pans, rain jackets, food packaging, and Aqueous Film Forming Foam. With pending regulation, officials will likely be responsible to find where these compounds are in their own communities and determine the best solution for removing them from the water cycle. In this article we explore how to test for PFAS, what standards should be followed, and the options for testing drinking water systems.
Patrick McKeown, P.E. and Lindsay Boone, M.Sc.
The Georgia Operator, Volume 58, No. 3 – Summer 2021, page 35