February 3rd: Let’s Talk About PFAS: How Can I Tell if PFAS Are in My Drinking Water?

Join STEEP scientists and town officials to learn how Cape Cod is addressing contamination, what the new state regulations mean for water utilities, and what private well owners can do to reduce their exposures. PFAS are a class of harmful chemicals that are widely used in consumer products and in firefighting foams and have been linked with a number of health problems.

WHAT:  “Let’s Talk About PFAS”— webinar on PFAS contaminants in drinking water, organized by the STEEP Superfund Research Program Center and hosted by the Town of Barnstable. Speaker presentations followed by Q&A with the public.

WHO: Speakers:  

  • Laurel Schaider, Research Scientist, Silent Spring Institute (co-lead STEEP Community Engagement Core). View presentation
  • Alyson McCann, Water Quality Program Coordinator, URI College of Environment and Life Sciences (co-lead STEEP Community Engagement Core). View presentation
  • Hans Keijser, Supervisor, Water Supply Division, Town of Barnstable, Cape Cod. View presentation

WHEN: Wednesday, February 3rd, 2021 — 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.

Watch a video of the Webinar: