Katherine River

Katherine River Results

The table below shows the concentration of PFAS in the water within the Katherine River at the three sampling points: Knotts Crossing, Stuart highway Bridge and Galloping Jacks:

Knotts Crossing

 Contaminant
Date SampledPFOS/PFHxS (µg/l)PFOA (µg/l)
7/07/2017 <0.01 <0.01
12/10/2017 0.03 <0.01
15/12/2017 <0.01 <0.01
6/02/2018 <0.01 <0.01
21/03/2018 <0.01 <0.01
1/05/2018 <0.01 <0.01

Stuart Highway Bridge

 Contaminant
Date SampledPFOS/PFHxS (µg/l)PFOA (µg/l)
7/07/2017 0.04 <0.01
12/10/2017 0.11 <0.01
15/12/2017 <0.01 <0.01
6/02/2018 <0.01 <0.01
21/03/2018 <0.01 <0.01
1/05/2018 0.03 <0.01
17/07/18 0.08 0.05

Galloping Jacks

 Contaminant
Date SampledPFOS/PFHxS (µg/l)PFOA (µg/l)
9/08/2017 0.1 <0.01
30/08/2017 0.09 <0.01
18/10/2017 0.16 0.01
15/12/2017 0.07 <0.01
1/02/2018 <0.01 <0.01
20/03/2018 <0.01 <0.01
1/05/2018 0.05 <0.01

Soil Samples

The table below shows the concentration of PFAS in the soil samples from KTC parks and open spaces irrigated by bore water:

Draft in progress

 Contaminant
Sampling LocationSampling PointSampling Depth (m)Date SampledPFOS/PFHxS (µg/l)PFOA (µg/l)
Jukes Crescent 1 0.0 21/03/2018 <5 <5
Jukes Crescent 1 0.2 21/03/2018 <5 <5
Jukes Crescent 2 0.0 21/03/2018 <5 8.9
Jukes Crescent 2 0.2 21/03/2018 <5 <5
Jukes Crescent 3 0.0 21/03/2018 <5 <5
Jukes Crescent 3 0.2 21/03/2018 <5 <5
Jukes Crescent 4 0.0 21/03/2018 <5 <5
Jukes Crescent 4 0.2 21/03/2018 <5 <5
Jukes Crescent 5 0.0 21/03/2018 <5 <5
Jukes Crescent 5 0.2 21/03/2018 <5 <5
Prior Park 1 0.0 21/03/2018 <5 <5
Prior Park 1 0.2 21/03/2018 <5 <5
Prior Park 2 0.0 21/03/2018 <5 <5
Prior Park 2 0.2 21/03/2018 <5 <5
Prior Park 3 0.0 21/03/2018 <5 <5
Prior Park 3 0.2 21/03/2018 <5 <5
Prior Park 4 0.0 21/03/2018 <5 <5
Prior Park 4 0.2 21/03/2018 <5 <5
Prior Park 5 0.0 21/03/2018 <5 <5
Prior Park 5 0.2 21/03/2018 <5 <5
Oval 1 1 0.0 21/03/2018 <5 15
Oval 1 1 0.2 22/03/2018 <5 5.3
Oval 1 2 0.0 22/03/2018 <5 16
Oval 1 2 0.2 22/03/2018 <5 9
Oval 1 3 0.0 22/03/2018 <5 14
Oval 2 1 0.0 22/03/2018 <5 <5
Oval 2 1 0.2 22/03/2018 <5 <5
Oval 2 2 0.0 22/03/2018 <5 17
Oval 2 2 0.2 22/03/2018 <5 19
Oval 2  3 0.0 22/03/2018 <5 <5
Oval 2 3 0.2 22/03/2018 <5 <5
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Stuart Hwy Medium