Step 3: Can I Test My Water for PFAS?

Consuming PFAS through drinking water is often the most concerning route for exposure to PFAS. Additionally, when water containing PFAS is used for irrigation, it may, over time, result in elevated soil levels of PFAS. More information about PFAS in drinking water: Maine CDC Drinking Water Program PFAS FAQs Questions and Answers for per‐ and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in Drinking Water (PDF) ( website). 

Options for testing your water: 

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