PFAS; The Forever Chemical 052024


Event Date & Time

5/20/2024 8:30 AM - 5/20/2024 2:30 PM


Buena Vista Community Center
715 East Main Street
Buena Vista, Colorado 81211

PFAS: The Forever Chemcical


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Date & Time:

The PFAS; The Forever Chemical training will be held on the following date and time:

May 20 8:30AM-2:30PM | Register on this page

This training is being held in Mountain Time.


The training will also be offer in Montrose, Colorado. If you would like to attend, please click on the link below.

May 23 9:00AM-2:00PM | Click here to register

This training is being held in Mountain 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:

Buena Vista Community Center

715 East Main Street

Buena Vista, Colorado 81211

Click here for Google map directions.

Scholarship & Fees:

PFAS: The Forever Chemical is a free training to attend.



Please register on this page.


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