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PFAS in Drinking Water Systems

Company: Integrated Delivery Solutions

Primary: BME
Secondary: MATSE
Optional: IE

Non-Disclosure Agreement: NO

Intellectual Property: NO

PFAS (polyfluorinated alkyl substances) have been found in drinking water supplies throughout the US and other countries. Municipal water utilities are exploring means for removal PFAS from their treated water supplies. Moreover, Federal and State regulators are considering new maximum contaminant levels (MCLs) that would require water treatment facilities to remove PFAS to a set concentration that would be incorporated into operating permits. The "state of the art" technologies are being explored with early application of such for communities that seek to get out ahead of the new regulations. The dilemma for communities is having a better understanding of the breadth of technologies and approaches that can be deployed cost effectively to address PFAS removal. The project team should explore the currently available technologies and examine others as they may be in development. The outcome of the project will be a paper(s) or report that can be made available to communities and regulators exploring this problem.



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