Community Information Session On PFAS And The Health Of The Huron River 12/18/18

SThe Huron River Watershed Council (HRWC), the Washtenaw County Health Department, and the City of Ann Arbor will co-host a community information session on PFAS and the health of the Huron River on Tuesday, December 18, 7-9pm in the Towsley Auditorium, Morris J Lawrence Building at Washtenaw Community College, 4800 E Huron River Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48105. The session is free and open to the public. A panel of State, County, City and Huron Watershed Council staff will present information followed by time for audience questions and answers.

PFAS are toxic, synthetic chemicals used to manufacture many common household products. PFAS is an acronym that represents a family of more than 3000 similar contaminants. PFAS have been found throughout Michigan and in the Huron River watershed. PFAS are associated with a number of health risks when they accumulate in the human body over time and when they are highly concentrated in food and water. Learn more at at

Questions about the community information session? Contact Daniel A. Brown at (734) 769-5123 x 608 or

The Huron River Watershed Council (HRWC) is a nonprofit coalition of local communities, businesses, and residents established in 1965 to protect and restore the river for healthy and vibrant communities. Services include hands-on citizen education, technical assistance in policy development, and river protection and monitoring projects. HRWC leads RiverUp! and the Huron River Water Trail initiative.


Seth Kinker

Reporter/Digital Media for The Sun Times News

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