Here and Now

Eau Claire Takes Action on a PFAS Problem in its Well Water

Clip: Season 2000 Episode 2020 | 4m 42s | Video has closed captioning.

PBS Wisconsin reporter Marisa Wojcik examines how after detecting elevated levels of per- and polyflouroalkyl substances, called PFAS, in its drinking water supplies, city of Eau Claire utility staff moved to test more samples, shut off wells where contamination was identified and cut off the flow of these "forever chemicals."

Aired: 11/12/21

Rating: TV-G

Problems Playing Video? | Closed Captioning

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