October 28, 2022

Episode 342: The hunt for hidden water contaminants

Testing for PFAS in Arizona groundwater.

Santa Cruz recharge Since late June 2019, Tucson Water has been recharging treated wastewater into the dry channel of the Santa Cruz River, creating a riparian oasis.
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Episode 342: The hunt for hidden water contaminants

This episode is supported by the The Research Corporation for Science Advancement.
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U of A Regent’s professor of Environmental Science Ian Pepper

A University of Arizona lab that launched the first tests for COVID-19 in wastewater is turning its attention to chemicals called PFAS seeping into Pima County groundwater.

U of A Regent’s professor of Environmental Science Ian Pepper talks about tracking down the contaminants.

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