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USGS Pennsylvania Water Science Center in cooperation with Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (PADEP) released a first-of-its-kind Per- and Polyfluorinated Alkyl Substances (PFAS) dataset.
The USGS PAWSC collaborated with the PADEP and the Susquehanna River Basin Commission to collect 216 samples in a single month in September 2019. A USGS data release has recently been published that includes PFAS & associated quality-control (QC) data from integrated, discrete surface-water samples from 178 PADEP Surface Water Quality Network (WQN) sites and 36 QC samples.
PFAS and site location data include:
In September 2019, USGS led a workshop to ensure standard equipment cleaning and sampling procedures.