Keswick and surrounding areas

Keswick proposed groundwater prohibition area.

The EPA is proposing to establish a groundwater prohibition area in parts of Keswick, Forestville, Ashford, Everard Park, Wayville and Mile End South. This area has a proud manufacturing history, with some past chemical disposal and handling practices having contaminated the groundwater.

The EPA would like to hear from you in regard to this proposal. If you have any feedback, questions or concerns, please contact us on:

  • Phone: (08) 8463 4799
  • Email: engage.epa@sa.gov.au
  • In person (please phone or email to make arrangements)


The EPA is proposing to establish a groundwater prohibition area in parts of Keswick, Forestville, Ashford, Everard Park, Wayville and Mile End South. This area has a proud manufacturing history, with some past chemical disposal and handling practices having contaminated the groundwater.

The EPA would like to hear from you in regard to this proposal. If you have any feedback, questions or concerns, please contact us on:

  • Phone: (08) 8463 4799
  • Email: engage.epa@sa.gov.au
  • In person (please phone or email to make arrangements)


Keswick and surrounding areas - proposed groundwater prohibition area

about 1 month

Industries such as white goods and vehicle manufacturing, electroplating, concrete and asphalt batching and newspaper printing have contaminated the groundwater in this area. Groundwater in these areas is contaminated with chemicals, primarily petroleum and chlorinated hydrocarbons such as tetrachloroethene (PCE), trichloroethene (TCE) and their degradation products. 

Drop a pin if you would like to share a story about the history of this area with your community, or ask the EPA a question about a specific site.  

Please note your pin will be visible to the public. If you need to remove a pin that has been accidentally dropped, please let...

Industries such as white goods and vehicle manufacturing, electroplating, concrete and asphalt batching and newspaper printing have contaminated the groundwater in this area. Groundwater in these areas is contaminated with chemicals, primarily petroleum and chlorinated hydrocarbons such as tetrachloroethene (PCE), trichloroethene (TCE) and their degradation products. 

Drop a pin if you would like to share a story about the history of this area with your community, or ask the EPA a question about a specific site.  

Please note your pin will be visible to the public. If you need to remove a pin that has been accidentally dropped, please let us know:  (08) 8463 4799 | Email: engage.epa@sa.gov.au.