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How PFAS Chemicals Affect Drinking Water

December 26, 2023

Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) are a group of man-made chemicals that have been used in a wide variety of products since the 1940s. They are known for their resistance to heat, water, and oil, which makes them useful in applications such as non-stick cookware, stain-resistant fabrics, firefighting foams, and food packaging. However, their persistent nature in the environment and potential health risks have raised concerns, particularly when it comes to the contamination of drinking water. Understanding PFAS Contamination: PFAS chemicals have the ability to travel long distances in the environment and persist for a long time. This means that... View Article

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