PFAS & GenX
With EPA health advisories recently lowered to near zero, addressing Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in home water supplies is crucial. As an indestructible class of over 5,000 compounds, PFAS lurk indefinitely threatening wellbeing.
Read on as NorCal Water covers common PFAS variants, likely exposure routes, potential impacts, and advanced filtration remedies to protect your household.
PFAS compounds bond carbon and fluorine atoms into nearly indestructible chains. This family includes:
Phased out of US manufacturing, these persist indefinitely in soil and water.
Daily use objects including non-stick pans, stain-resistant fabrics and food packaging leach PFAS into municipal water supplies and private wells. Associated risks include:
As PFAS compounds resist all conventional treatment methods, only reverse osmosis effectively captures these microscopic threats. NorCal Water Systems offers fully customized Kinetico PFAS filtration systems incorporating:
Contact the regional experts in water quality and treatment to safeguard your home from dangerous “forever chemicals.”