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PFAS traveling through water with fish swimming in it
On this page, you'll find educational videos from MPART over the years.
EGLE Classroom: Introduction to PFAS Video
EGLE Classroom: Introduction to PFAS
You've probably heard about PFAS in the news, but what are they and where do they come from? PFAS, or per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, are a group of man-made chemicals used in making things like firefighting foam, stain repellants, and non-stick cookware. PFAS can't break down easily in the environment and some PFAS can build-up in our bodies, which can lead to health risks.
What is PFAS and why are some communities affected more than others by it?
To answer these questions and more, watch this video for an animation of how PFAS gets into our environment.
What is PFAS and why are some communities affected more than others by it? Video
PFAS 101: What Every Homeowner Should Know Video
PFAS 101: What Every Homeowner Should Know
Recording of webinar presented by the Michigan PFAS Action Response Team (MPART) to educate residents about, how PFAS impacts groundwater, sources of PFAS, testing options, treatment options, associated health effects, and other important facts homeowners should know. Personal perspectives will be given by members of the Citizens Advisory Workgroup (CAWG) about their experiences with PFAS contamination in their communities and tips they would like to share with homeowners.
Homeowner's Guide: Collecting Samples for PFAS Water Analysis
In this video, homeowners will learn how to properly take a sample for PFAS analysis by the State of Michigan Drinking Water Laboratory. Sampling for PFAS is very important and it is critical that the sampling is done properly to ensure accurate results.
Homeowner's Guide: Collecting Samples for PFAS Water Analysis Video
PFAS Water Analysis Form Video
PFAS Water Analysis Form
A step-by-step instruction on how to fill out the PFAS Water Analysis form.
PFAS: The More You Know
Kory Groetsch, Director of the Environmental Health Section at MDHHS answers questions about PFAS.
PFAS: The More You Know Video