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Power and Water Corporation, water quality report 2004

Details:

Title

Power and Water Corporation, water quality report 2004

Creator

Northern Territory. Power and Water Corporation

Collection

Annual drinking water quality report; Reports; PublicationNT

Date

2004

Notes

Made available via the Publications (Legal Deposit) Act 2004 (NT).; At foot of title: Indigenous Essential Services.

Language

English

Subject

Northern Territory. Power and Water Corporation -- Periodicals; Water quality -- Management -- Northern Territory -- Periodicals; Water quality -- Northern Territory -- Periodicals

Publisher name

Northern Territory. Power and Water Corporation

Place of publication

Darwin

Volume

2004

Format

v. : ill., maps ; 30 cm.

File type

application/pdf

Copyright owner

Northern Territory. Power and Water Corporation

Parent handle

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/304419

Citation address

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/363629

Page content

Power and Water Corporation46 Drinking Water Quality in Kings Canyon Parameter/Location Trigger level1 Units Actual level2 Health Parameters Antimony 0.003 mg/L 0.0002 Arsenic 0.007 mg/L 0.003 Barium 0.7 mg/L 0.02 Boron 4 mg/L 0.3 Cadmium 0.002 mg/L 0.0002 Chromium 0.05 mg/L 0.002 Fluoride 1.5 mg/L 0.3 Iodide 0.1 mg/L DNA Lead 0.01 mg/L 0.0001 Mercury 0.001 mg/L 0.0003 Molybdenum 0.05 mg/L 0.002 Nickel 0.02 mg/L 0.01 Nitrate 50 mg/L 8 Nitrite3 3 mg/L DNA Radiological4 0.5 mSv/year 0.7 Selenium 0.01 mg/L 0.015 Silver 0.1 mg/L 0.005 Total THMs 0.25 mg/L DNA Uranium 0.02 mg/L 0.002 Aesthetic Parameters Aluminium 0.2 mg/L 0.01 Chloride 250 mg/L 220 Copper 1 mg/L 0.1 Hardness 200 mg/L 300 Iron 0.3 mg/L 0.08 Manganese 0.1 mg/L 0.002 pH 6.5 - 8.5 pH units 7.0 Sodium 180 mg/L 168 Sulphate 500 mg/L 168 TDS 800 mg/L 730 Zinc 3 mg/L 0.6 Other Parameters5 Alkalinity * mg/L 100 Beryllium * mg/L 0.0005 Bromide * mg/L 1.5 Calcium * mg/L 60 Electrical Conductivity * S/cm 1230 Magnesium * mg/L 40 Potassium * mg/L 23 Silica * mg/L 20 Tin * mg/L 0.005 Legend N/A Not applicable * No guideline value applicable DNA Data not available S/cm Microsiemens per centimetre mg/L Milligrams per litre mSv/year Millisieverts per year 1 Australian Drinking Water Guideline (ADWG 1996) values for health and aesthetic parameters. TDS guideline value set by DHCS. 2 Actual level is the average of results obtained from samples collected in the reticulation system in Kings Canyon for 2002-2004. 3 Readily oxidises to Nitrate and therefore not tested. 4 Total annual radiological dose per year. 5 With the exception of Beryllium and Tin all other parameters are not included in the ADWG and tests are conducted for analytical purposes and to assist in providing a complete set of water quality results.


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