Dealing with 'Forever Chemicals': PFAS in Drinking Water 012324
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Event Date & Time

1/23/2024 8:30 AM - 1/23/2024 3:30 PM


San Luis Business Center
4251 South Higuera Street, #501
San Luis Obispo, California 93401

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Dealing with 'Forever Chemicals': PFAS in Drinking Water



6 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:

January 23 8:30PM-3:30PM 

This training is being held in Pacific Time.


The issue of PFAS contamination is being highlighted throughout the country with many experiencing anxiety 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 United States.


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 are

·        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 at the following address:

San Luis Business Center

4251 South Higuera Street, #501

San Luis Obispo, California 93401

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Scholarship & Fees:

Dealing with 'Forever Chemicals'; is a free training to attend.



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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.

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