Latest groundwater work results
Based on the results of the November 2020 groundwater study, further work was required to determine how far the contamination extended in the West Lakes assessment area. This involved installing and sampling a groundwater monitoring well network.
Results once again confirmed that shallow groundwater is contaminated with poly-fluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) and metals. The latest groundwater report can be found in the document library.
The next step is for the EPA to compile a determination report ahead of undertaking community consultation on the establishment of a groundwater prohibition area.
Consultation has concluded