Water Safety

State Activity Addressing PFAS Exposure

September 06, 2018|2:23 p.m.| ASTHO Staff

Over the past couple of years, rising health concerns related to per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) have resulted in state policymakers taking action to reduce, monitor, and regulate PFAS exposure. For example, Michigan’s efforts to test all of the state’s water systems for PFAS revealed alarming levels of PFAS in the drinking water of one township and led to a declared state emergency. Read More »

Recent Legionnaires’ Outbreaks not Uncommon; States Work to Protect Public

September 10, 2015|11:59 a.m.| Scott Briscoe

Recent spate of outbreaks are not unusual in late summer. New York, Florida, and Nevada among many states doing extensive work to safeguard the public. Read More »