PFAS in the Water and Wastewater Sectors: Fundamentals, Management, and Treatment

PFAS in the Water Sector.jpgThis collection of essays provides a state of the field on PFAS from a variety of perspectives within the water sector. Contributors include experts in industrial wastewater, municipal water management, and public health, with each contributor highlighting a different facet of the impact of PFAS in water and wastewater and providing guidance on the responses necessary to limit the chemicals’ negative effects. The collection covers the current understanding of PFAS, the implications for human health, and the growing regulatory framework, as well as the various treatments available for water, wastewater, groundwater, biosolids, leachates, and soil/sediments. Our understanding of PFAS, its effects, and the necessary responses is still evolving—this collection is not intended to answer all outstanding questions, but rather to further this critical conversation within and around the water sector. 

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This book

  • helps readers navigate the complexities of PFAS and the changing regulatory and legislative environments;
  • explores potential innovations that could be used in the future to remove PFAS from the environment;
  • discusses the current state of PFAS treatment techniques for wastewater, drinking water, groundwater, reuse applications, and biosolids; and
  • compiles case studies exploring available PFAS treatment options and technologies.

Table of Contents

  • Chapter 1 Introduction
  • Chapter 2 Industrial and Global Sources of PFAS
  • Chapter 3 Toxicology
  • Chapter 4 PFAS National Level Regulations Updates  
  • Chapter 5 PFAS State Action Updates 
  • Chapter 6 Legal Ramifications for Industrial and Commercial Water
  • Chapter 7 Sampling and Analysis Challenges
  • Chapter 8 PFAS Modeling in Wastewater and Groundwater
  • Chapter 9 Industrial Source Control
  • Chapter 10 Liquid and Solid Phase Treatment Overview
  • Chapter 11 Emerging Technologies for PFAS Control
  • Chapter 12 Activated Carbon/Ion Exchange Basics and Applications in Industrial Treatment
  • Chapter 13 Reverse Osmosis Basics and Applications in Industrial Treatment
  • Chapter 14 PFAS Treatment in Municipal Wastewater
  • Chapter 15 PFAS Drinking Water Treatment
  • Chapter 16 Groundwater
  • Chapter 17 PFAS Leachate Occurrence and Treatment
  • Chapter 18 PFAS in Water Reuse Applications
  • Chapter 19 Biosolids and Residuals
  • Chapter 20 Soil and Sediment Remediation

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