Is bottled water safe from PFAS?

Bottled water is not regulated nor tested to the same stringent standards as tap water and bottled water quality can vary. According to Consumer Reports, some bottled water may also contain PFAS. The EPA is not recommending bottled water as a source to avoid PFAS.  Various organizations are beginning to look deeper into this topic. Find more about PFAS and bottled water from the American Water Works Association.

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1. Why are we hearing about PFAS now if they've been around for decades?
2. Are PFAS regulated?
3. What is a health advisory?
4. What are the potential health effects of PFAS?
5. Why aren't PFAS listed in the 2022 Water Quality Report?
6. Voluntary sampling and results
7. Required PFAS Sampling in 2023
8. Castle Rock Water's treatment process
9. What is Castle Rock Water doing about PFAS?
10. If PFAS are in so many consumer goods, why haven't I heard about the PFAS levels in them?
11. Is bottled water safe from PFAS?
12. How can you help protect water quality?
13. I received information about a water filter, but a company gave me a quote that cost hundreds or thousands of dollars. Do I really need a water filter?