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Posted on: November 9, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Joint Webinar on PFAS

Join the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality, Virginia Department of Health and Newport News Waterworks for a webinar to discuss the Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances – also known as “PFAS”.  This webinar will discuss the findings from the Newport News Waterworks sampling, Virginia’s response to date, health impacts, future sampling plans as well as a general overview of PFAS. The webinar is scheduled for Tuesday, November 16, from 7 to 8pm. More information and a link to register for the webinar can be found here:

 Waterworks has detected both PFOS and PFOA in the treated water at levels an order of magnitude below the health advisory limit. EPA has stated that it may regulate PFOS and PFOA in the future and Waterworks will continue to monitor developments in this area. Waterworks customers can be assured that their water meets all federal and state standards for safety. We are committed to protecting public health and will continue to monitor this issue closely to stay ahead of potential health risks.

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