PFAS in Drinking Water

PFAS have not been detected in City of Red Wing wells. Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, or PFAS, are a family of manmade chemicals that has been found to have serious health effects. PFAS can end up in drinking water from past disposal sites or spills. The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) tested the Red Wing water system in 2022 for PFAS, and no PFAS were detected. See the analytical report from MDH below. For more information on PFAS in Drinking Water and to see testing results in Minnesota, check out the MDH website.