“Katherine Town Council claim they have erected signs to warn people about toxic PFAS bores operating in parks and gardens around town…
The signs erected to ‘alert’ the community of bore water – almost double the safe levels for recreational use – do not mention PFAS.
Council has also ‘expanded bore capacity’ at the sports grounds to allow them to water during at night “when the risk of human contact is low”.
A council bore at the sports grounds recorded a PFAS reading of [1,060 parts per trillion] – above the safe recreational level of [700 ppt], and 15 times the safe drinking level of [70 ppt].”
Read the full article by Lydia Lynch.