Topic: PFAS

per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances

  • WQRF Research Update: PFAS Surrogate Study


    We discuss the recently completed PFAS Surrogate Study. Dr. Madjid Mohseni will join to explain the investigation into the development of surrogate compounds that will cover multiple PFAS for product certification testing of water treatment media specific to POU/POE products. WQRF is hosting Summer School, a series of free webinars offered monthly, May through August.…

  • The Future of PFAS


     “The Future of PFAS” looks at EPA regulation, disposal management, the future of destruction technologies and how to create a more sustainable path forward in treating the “forever chemicals” in our water. Presenters are Ashley Greene, EPA; Cindy Frickle, EPA; David Trueba, CEO, Revive Environmental; and Angela Rodriguez, Ph. D, Applications Engineer, Calgon Carbon. WQRF…

  • WQRF kicks off ‘Summer School’ series


    Free monthly webinars focus on hot topics in water LISLE, Ill. – Free monthly webinars geared to stakeholders in water quality will kick off next week, sponsored by the Water Quality Research Foundation. Each WQRF Summer School session offers 0.1 Continuing Professional Development credit toward recertification for WQA-certified water treatment pros. Class is in session…

  • WQRF: Emerging Contaminants and WQRF Contaminant Occurrence Map 2.0 Launch Party


    Join us for discussions on contaminant occurrence and emerging contaminants, the Future of PFAS, an update on WQRF Research (PFAS Surrogate Study) and more!

  • Student researchers awarded scholarships


    Student researchers from Virginia Tech University and the University of British Columbia are winners of the Water Quality Research Foundation’s first David Loveday Memorial scholarship poster contest.  The research findings of the winning poster submissions were shared with attendees of the WQRFs Scientific Symposium and the WQA Convention & Exposition March 4 & 5 in…

  • WQRF Symposium: Solutions Catalyst set for March 4


    The second annual Water Quality Research Foundation scientific symposium will bring together top scientific, technical and water treatment industry experts for critical conversations on PFAS and other emerging contaminants, water’s resilience, and innovative solutions. WQRF Symposium: Solutions Catalyst is set for March 4 – the day before the WQA Convention & Exposition – in the…

  • WQRF PFAS Research


    In this week’s episode of our WQA Radio podcast, we’re going to focus on new research on PFAS from the Water Quality Research Foundation, WQRF. Dr. Madjid Mohseni from the University of British Columbia joins us to talk about his research into whether a PFAS surrogate can be identified to gauge the effectiveness of water…

  • WQA offers a guide to new PFAS Portal


    WQA’s Technical Affairs team — Director Eric Yeggy and Manager Bryanna Poczatek — join host Wes Bleed to explain how to utilize the new resources. The new PFAS Portal offers tools and resources to help pros better understand and explain PFAS, including a downloadable dealers guide, a leave-behind for customers, and a guide for how…

  • What You Need to Know About PFAS


    This consumer-oriented document offers answers to common questions about per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, commonly known as PFAS.  What are they? Why should you be concerned? How do you know if they’re in your water, and what do you do if they are?

  • WQA’s PFAS proposal comments reviewed on WQA Radio


    This week’s WQA Radio podcasts features a portion of a recent WQA/WQRF webinar, “PFAS and Forecasting the Regulatory Landscape,” in which WQA Government Affairs Director Jeremy Pollack summarizes the comments WQA submitted to the federal Environmental Protection Agency on its first National Primary Drinking Water Regulation for six PFAS chemicals. Those comments highlight the capabilities…