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Survey of Per- and Poly-fluoroalkyl Substances (PFASs) in Rivers and Lakes, 2016

Publication number Date Published
17-03-021September 2017
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Author(s) Mathieu, C. and M. McCall
Description During 2016, the Department of Ecology carried out a study to assess levels of per- and poly-fluoroalkyl substances (PFASs) in Washington State environmental samples. Ecology collected surface water from 15 waterbodies, effluent from 5 wastewater treatment plants, freshwater fish from 11 sites, and osprey eggs from 3 sites for analysis of PFAS compounds. Results are presented in this report, along with a comparison of 2016 concentrations to data collected in 2008.
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Keywords PFAS, rivers, fish tissue, toxics, lakes
WEB PAGE Per- and poly-fluorinated alkyl substances (PFAS)
WATERSHED Water Resource Inventory Areas
(WRIA 01,WRIA 07,WRIA 08,WRIA 09,WRIA 10,WRIA 21,WRIA 28,WRIA 31,WRIA 34,WRIA 41,WRIA 43,WRIA 53,WRIA 54,WRIA 61)
DATA Environmental Information Management (EIM) #CAME002


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