Remember the good old days of drinking out of the hose on a hot summer day? Or taking for granted a quick trip to the sink for a clean glass of water? What you're looking at, folks, is a water filter pulled from a reverse osmosis water filtration system owned by Otsego man, Joseph Mcillwain. Posted to his Facebook page, Mcillwain stated, quote:

This is why we use a reverse osmosis water filter even though we have city water. The water quality here in Otsego is horrendous. PFAS, PCB’s and heavy metals anyone? 😂 That filter was in use for 3 months😬

An October 2019 article from WWMT published the results of health official test results for PFAS, dioxins, and other contaminants from 111 soil samples collected. Out of 75 properties under investigaion, 42 tested positive for PFAS contamination.

 

I'm never eating Nutella again.

Bonus Video: PFAS, explained