Integrated Groundwater Management Project​

October 26th: Groundwater Remediation and PFAS Management

7:45 – 8:30 a.m. Registration / Meet & Greet
8:45 – 9:15 a.m. Challenges posed by emerging groundwater contaminants – discussion of PFAS case studies and scientific needs for health and fate-and-transport assessment, Rebecca Fonseca (Attorney at Law, Motley Rice LLC)   (Click for Abstract)
9:15 – 9:45 a.m. Combine targeted PFAS analysis with adsorbable organic fluorine measurement to reveal PFAS contamination in water, Mei Sun (UNC) (Click for Abstract)
9:45 – 10:15 a.m. PFAS and Water: Research at the Water Tower Institute, EPA Regulations, and Analytical Methods, Chris Impellitteri (TWT) (Click for Abstract)
10:15 – 10:45 a.m. Beverage Break
10:45 – 11:00 a.m. Functionalized membranes for enhanced PFAS treatment, Milad Esfahani (UA) (Click for Abstract)
11:00 – 11:15 a.m. Mapping multiple contaminant sources from class-4 injection wells and quantifying risks – lessons learned, Rohit Goswami (RRG Consultants, Texas) (Click for Abstract)
11:15 – 11:30 a.m. Exploration of treatment technologies for PFAS remediation, Achintya Bezbaruah (North Dakota State University) (Click for Abstract)
11:30 – 11:45 a.m. Sorption processes to monitor PFAS, Steven Weinman (UA) (Click for Abstract)
11:45 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. Roundtable discussion (potential opportunities for consultants/regulators/academics)
12:45 – 1:30 p.m. Boxed Lunch & Program Wrap-Up
1:30 – 3:00 p.m. Optional session: Report writing, and identification of possible joint proposal idea