EPA New PFAS Drinking Water Treatment Database Resources and Webinar

EPA has updated its Drinking Water Treatability Database with new treatment options and scientific references for PFAS and will hold a webinar about the database on August 6th. The additional information includes four new PFAS compounds: Difuoro (perfluoromethoxy) acetic acid, also known as Perfluoro-2-methoxyacetic acid, Perfluoro-3,5-dioxahexanoic acid, Perfluoro-3,5,7-trioxaoctanoic acid, and Perfluoropropane sulfonate; and 20 new scientific references.

The EPA webinar on August 6, from 3:00-4:00 pm (eastern time) will provide an overview of PFAS treatment issues and the EPA models that are available free to the public, along with examples of how they can be used. The information generated from the models will provide states and utilities with a better understanding of the fundamentals of carbon adsorption and what that means to the operation, performance, and costs associated with this technology. The first part of the webinar will cover the background treatment issues. The second portion of the webinar will be a step-by-step tutorial on where to find the models, how to download the models, and how run them. For more information, visit EPA’s drinking water treatability database. Register for the webinar here.