PFAS Removal

Emerging contaminants in groundwater and biosolids

 PFAS is water-soluble and can be prevalent in ground waters, surface water, wastewater treatment plant discharges, and biosolids. 

Per- and Polyfluorinated-Alkyl Substances (PFAS) are a class of anthropogenic chemicals containing fluorinated carbons with a charged functional group (carboxylic acid or sulfonic acid) that is resistant to degradation. 

Testing by Veolia

Veolia offers a range of customized solutions based on individual water source demands. Bench scale and/or pilot testing can be done in order to determine a treatment configuration best suited for the type and concentration of PFAS, the presence of other contaminants and organics in the source water, and the desired quality of the treated water. 


Veolia Solutions

If your current treatment plant only requires a polishing step to reduce PFAS concentrations, Veolia offers cost-effective standard solutions such as activated carbon pressure filters and ion exchange systems to accomplish this. If your water source has other areas of concern in addition to PFAS such as hardness, nitrates, perchlorate, organics, or turbidty, Veolia can provide a complete system for your total treatment needs. 

With a collection of small flow (1 gpm or less) carbon and ion exchange column testing skids, Veolia can quickly provide a testing skid along with PFAS removal carbon and resin media to help determine the most cost-effective treatment approach.

If needed, Veolia can also deploy mobile treatment units to maintain water production while source water management and treatment technology evaluations are conducted.  

Tailored Solutions

Mobile Services: Veolia maintains a fleet of mobile water treatment units that can be deployed on-site for long term or short term in-situ treatment. 


Standardized Solutions

Ion Exchange & Activated Carbon: Veolia also provides standardized package systems that can be delivered to site as one unit. 


Customized Treatment

If your raw water quality requires pretreatment to maximize the effectiveness of the PFAS removal technology, Veolia can provide a variety of pretreatment options allowing for the most cost-effective total treatment solution to be determined. 

PFAS Solutions for Municipalities (1.27 MB)
Learn more and register for one or more of our upcoming Tech Talks!
Featured Videos
Connect with global technology water & wastewater experts from Veolia as they share insights and creative ways our technologies generate value, reduce risk, and improve operations.


Featured Resources & Information

Ion Exchange Resin & GAC for surface water, groundwater & industrial sources.
Case Studies
Browse our extensive library of case studies featuring a variety of technologies
Browse our extensive library of on-demand technical webinar resources
Browse our large selection of technologies related to water and wastewater technologies