PFAS Management & Effective Solutions

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Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) represent a vast group of synthetic chemicals that were originally designed to provide oil and water resistance to various products, including nonstick cookware and firefighting foams. Referred to as “forever chemicals,” PFAS are notorious for their extraordinarily slow degradation, taking hundreds or even thousands of years to break down naturally.

Consequently, comprehending the health effects, water and waste management best practices, and regulatory implications surrounding PFAS remains an ongoing process, introducing uncertainties for water suppliers, National Pollution Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permit holders, wastewater managers, and consumers alike.

woman filling glass with water for PFAS testing

To gain a better understanding of the evolving issues and potential solutions associated with PFAS, consider joining the PBS PFAS Program. Located in Oregon and Washington, the PBS PFAS Program is designed to offer essential services and special rates for laboratory testing and treatment systems—specifically for organizations and communities who are concerned about or impacted by PFAS.

Whether you’re a small remote Group B System or a sprawling municipality of pipes and pumps, our program caters to your specific needs. Join us today and discover the tailored solutions we offer to address your PFAS-related concerns effectively.

For more than 40 years, PBS Engineering and Environmental Inc. has been supporting public and private clients with critical water quality needs from our offices across Oregon and Washington. By joining our program, you gain access to our network of industry professionals, regulatory experts, and scientists dedicated to finding sustainable solutions for water quality challenges. From initial testing and analysis to the design and implementation of effective treatment systems, we provide end-to-end support. Our team is committed to helping you navigate the complex landscape of PFAS regulations, compliance, and remediation. Together, we can mitigate the impacts of drinking water contamination and safeguard the health and well-being of communities and ecosystems.

Published: June 16, 2023
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