GSWA is the only entity, non-profit, corporate, or government, monitoring the five main streams of the Great Swamp Watershed and Passaic River on a consistent basis.
The EPA has issued a new Drinking Water Health Advisory for PFAS. GSWA is currently reviewing the information as we prepare to collect PFAS samples from ground water in our area. Below please find links to the EPA Advisory, NJDEP PFAS page as well as some other helpful information.
- EPA Drinking Water Health Advisory for PFAS: https://www.epa.gov/system/files/documents/2022-06/drinking-water-ha-pfas-factsheet-communities.pdf
- NJDEP PFAS information page: https://www.nj.gov/dep/pfas/index.html
- EPA – Meaningful Steps to Reduce Risk of PFAS Exposure: https://www.nj.gov/dep/pfas/index.html
- EPA FAQ about PFAS: https://www.epa.gov/sdwa/questions-and-answers-drinking-water-health-advisories-pfoa-pfos-genx-chemicals-and-pfbs