American Ground Water Trust’s California (AGWT) PFAS Workshop

EKI is sponsoring the AGWT’s  California PFAS Workshop, a non-commercial information exchange of legal, hydrological, regulatory and technical opinions to help understand California’s newest notification and response levels, treatment and cost recovery for PFOA and PFOS.

California PFAS Workshop

Thursday, October 11, 2018 | 8:30 am to 4:00 pm (PDT)
The Courtyard Marriott Sacramento Midtown Hotel
4422 Y Street, Sacramento, CA 95817


The program will discuss:

  • Where and how – Causes and extent of PFAS groundwater contamination in California
  • What are the risks? – Summary of latest research findings on health and environmental impacts
  • Drinking water – Implications for new CA notification levels of 14 ppt (PFOA) & 13 ppt (PFOS)
  • Accurate contamination data – Increased sophistication and costs of water quality testing
  • Compliance – Challenges from PFAS inclusion in Proposition 65 list of chemicals
  • Public concern – Communicating with end-users about the safety of their drinking water
  • Technology fix – Comparison of methods/equipment available to treat and remediate contamination
  • What are the cost implications? – Economic impacts on impacted groundwater end-users & utilities
  • Who will pay? – Legal remedies for recovering treatment costs by utilities and water agencies
  • How are problems being solved? – Case studies of PFAS contamination reduction/removal