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PFAS in soil and water
Join us for a virtual conference on polyfluoroalkyl and perfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) to discover the latest developments and practical solutions in risk assessment and remediation in the UK.
Awareness of known and potential risks to human health and the environment caused by PFAS is growing globally. Here in Europe, five countries have declared that by July 2022 they will propose to the European Chemicals Agency to restrict PFAS under REACH legislation.
The introduction of more stringent standards, including the recently reviewed Drinking Water Directive, underscores the need for the construction industry to find better ways to manage risk from PFAS in soil and ground water. New guidance to support organisations is emerging such as the recent report published by UK Water Industry Research
‘PFAS and wastewater – prevalence, reduction options and cost’
This conference will focus on the latest developments in risk assessment and remediation of PFAS in soil and water, and will share the initial findings of CIRIA’s project to produce the UK’s first comprehensive guidance on PFAS in soil and ground water.
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Provide an update on what the Environment Agency has done in the last 12 months in the PFAS area, highlighting their latest regulatory actions and plans.
Discuss the recent developments in our understanding of the behaviour of the PFAS family of chemicals (including precursors of PFAS) in the environment.
Examine how recent guidance reports have helped the industry deal with PFAS risk.
Earn valuable CPD.
Who should attend
Clients including airports, fire station owners
Wednesday 20 July 2022
10:00 – 13:00
Welcome and introduction
Paul Nathanial, Technical Director,
Update on the Environment Agency's research into PFAS
Angela Haslam, Senior Advisor, Land and Contamination
PFAS fate and transport in the environment
Robert Starcher, Senior Project Geologist,
Innovative remediation approaches in UK: injection trial of PlumeStop®
to mitigate against off-site migration of PFOS and PFOA from an airport
fire training ground
Jack Shore, Senior District Manager, UK and Scandinavia,
REGENESIS Remediation Solutions
PFAS in drinking water
A case study from Australia
Interactive discussion and Q&A
BRMF and LACL members
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£50 + VAT for each additional place**
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£100 + VAT*
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