Dealing with Forever Chemicals: PFAS in Drinking Water (California) 042523-10


Fee End Date Fee Description Amount
4/24/2023 No charge Free REGISTER HERE

Event Date & Time

4/25/2023 10:00 AM - 4/25/2023 12:00 PM


Times listed are Pacific Time

Dealing with "Forever Chemicals: PFAS in Drinking Water



2 California Drinking Water Contract Hours awarded

Contact hours have been approved for the Registered Environmental Health Specialist Program. 

Certificates will be available through your profile.


Date & Time:

The Dealing with "Forever Chemicals": PFAS in Drinking Water training will be held on the following date and time:

April 25 10:00AM-12:00PM 

This training is being held in Pacific Time.


The issue of PFAS contamination is being highlighted throughout the country with many experiencing anxieties over possible water contamination.  PFAS are a group of man-made chemicals which include Perfluorooctanoic Acid (PFOA), Perfluorooctanesulfonic Acid (PFOS). Known as “forever chemicals” PFAS compounds have been found widely in the environment including thousands of groundwater sources throughout US.


PFAS compounds are currently the #1 emerging threat to water systems. Continuing studies are identifying potential health risks associated with these chemicals. This session examines the origin, the concerns, and provides information for small systems about protecting public health.

Participants will learn:

·        Why these "forever" chemicals are not going away

·        Where do PFAS come from

·        What are the health effects of PFAS

·        PFAS regulations in drinking water

·        PFAS treatment technologies for drinking water systems


The recommended audience includes board members, managers and operators.


This training will be hosted online on GoToTraining.


Scholarship & Fees:

Dealing with "Forever Chemicals": PFAS in Drinking Water is a free training.



In order to receive contact hours for online workshops, each person must be registered with their own email address & complete an online evaluation at the end of the training.


Are you attending as a group, but not watching from your own computer?

Attendees do not need to participate from their own computer/device for the online trainings, but will need to complete an evaluation to receive credit. Your group leader will need to inform RCAC ( about attendees who will view sessions as a group prior to session start. Please note that sign-in sheets NO LONGER validate attendance at online workshops.


For event content questions, contact:
Jim McVeigh
(619) 495-8438

For registration questions, contact:
RCAC Events
(916) 447-9832 ext. 1429

Funding for this project has been provided in full or in part under the Safe and Affordable Funding for Equity and Resiliency (SAFER) Drinking Water Program through an agreement with the State Water Resources Control Board. The contents of this document do not necessarily reflect the views and policies of the foregoing, nor does mention of trade names or commercial products constitute endorsement or recommendation for use. 



Fee End Date Fee Description Amount
4/24/2023 No charge Free REGISTER HERE