Wis. DNR: New PFAS rules in effect Aug. 1

MADISON (WKBT) — New PFAS rules are in effect in Wisconsin.

The DNR made the announcement on Monday.

Two rules set regulatory standards for PFAS in drinking water and surface water.

The third details requirements for using firefighting foam containing PFAS.

If the chemicals are found at a level higher than the standard set, steps to reduce contamination are required.

The DNR says these rules will lead to a better understanding of where PFAS is located in the state, and to a reduction in contamination.

More information about PFAS can be found on the DNR’s website.

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