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PFAS in the groundwater in Aarhus

For the first time, PFAS have been found in the groundwater in Aarhus. Associate professor Søren Munch Kristiansen has examined the concentration figures.

"No one should run down to the local shop and buy bottled water based on the findings." This is what Associate Professor Søren Munch Kristiansen from this department says to the Århus Stiftstidende in an article about PFAS in the Aarhus groundwater. PFAS has been found in several places in the groundwater in Aarhus Municipality, but according to Søren there is no reason to panic. New methods can measure much lower concentrations of various substances, and that is why we can even measure it now.

Søren says that there is no PFAS in the Aarhusian drinking water and that the concentration in the groundwater is very low. But that doesn't mean we should just sit back and do nothing. It is still important to measure and control groundwater, and Aarhus Water agrees. They already test the water more often than the law requires, and even though the PFAS readings are close to the limit of what can even be measured, they take it seriously and will continue to make sure we get the best water possible.

You can read the entire article here. (In Dansih and only for subscribers)