Drought Exposes ‘Canary in This Coal Mine’ of PFAS in Well Water

As the historic drought hitting much of the country decreases the flow of rivers and streams, more municipalities are drawing water from underground aquifers and wells. And emerging data shows PFAS contamination could be prevalent in some of those groundwater sources. “This is not an insurmountable problem,” Sen. Mark Kelly (D-Ariz.) told Bloomberg Law. “But when we use a groundwater supply, we’ve got to make sure it’s safe.”

By: Pat Rzzuto, Bobby Magill