Soil testing at Alice Springs Fire Station
Recent soil sampling at the Alice Springs Fire Station by the Northern Territory Environmental Protection Agency (NTEPA) has showed levels of PFAS.
Get the fact sheet for more information.
Read about PFAS on the Northern Territory Environmental Protection Authority website.
A detailed site investigation will take place to determine the nature and extent of PFAS at the site.
Read the PFAS National Environmental Management Plan 2.0 on the Australian Government's Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment website.
Soil testing nearby
Soil at nearby residential properties may need to be tested.
If your property is affected, you will be contacted to discuss access.
Alice Springs drinking water is not impacted.
Power and Water regularly test the water.
Recent tests confirmed there are no detected levels of PFAS in drinking water and it is safe to drink.
Read more about PFAS testing of drinking water on the Power Water website.
Last updated: 27 September 2021
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