Oxidation by electrochemistry can treat PFAS-laden waters without creating a secondary waste stream. Traditionally, other water treatment methods only remove PFAS constituents and concentrate them into a waste stream that must then be disposed.
On April 28, 2022, ten water organizations representing American utilities that treat public wastewater, drinking water, stormwater, and reuse water, submitted a letter to Congress for an exemption from PFAS liability under CERCLA.
January saw 29,000 counterfeit water purifying filters from China. The problem is that not only will contaminants remain in your water, but fake filters can also leach chemicals into otherwise clean taps.
It requires us to have an understanding of how surface waters interact with groundwater, climate effects over time, permitting processes, state/federal/local regulations, and our own willingness to be a part of the solution.
Calling oneself a hydrogeologist has many different meanings from completing simple well logging, to analyzing the extent of a chemical spill, to developing a complex groundwater model that reaches thousands of feet below the ocean floor.