Your name saw this post on The ActiveRain Real Estate Network and thought it might be of interest to you. Please see the link below to review the post.
PFAS Water Contamination, 31 States Exposed to The Forever Chemical
We rely on water for cooking, bathing, drinking, and much more. But just how clean is that water? It's been in the news recently. We have all seen how poor water quality in Michigan and other areas can cripple communities. But have you heard about the national PFAS water contamination? Maybe you have seen it. That foamy material that washes up on lakeshores and bodies of water. PFAS builds up quite heavily. So it's really high concentrations along shorelines of many lakes.
PFAS is not just in drinking water but also found in fast-food wrappers, clothing and even carpets. However, since the body can not break down these PFAS chemicals, the more you take in, the more it will accumulate. Once PFAS is dissolved in the water, it can spread laterally, because it's so soluble and mobile in the water. It can go in any direction left, right, up, down.
But it's not just on surface water but in the groundwater as well. Many communities and property values are affected across the nation, yet homeowners are not aware of their PFAS levels. I tried to find a PFAS test kit myself and really there isn't one available on the market. All I know is if ... more
Are you on The Rain? Grow Your Network!