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Defence per-and poly-fluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) environmental management preliminary sampling program. RAAF Base Darwin, NT.



Defence per-and poly-fluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) environmental management preliminary sampling program. RAAF Base Darwin, NT.


GHD Pty Ltd


E-Publications; E-Books; PublicationNT; 31/34005




RAAF Base Darwin


Made available via the Publications (Legal Deposit) Act 2004 (NT).; The objective of the investigation was to test for the presence of PFAS in environmental media, and to provide an indication of the potential for PFAS to have migrated off-site via surface water. This was to assist Defence to meet its objective to facilitate the early identification of potential exposure risks to off-site users of groundwater for the purpose of prioritising any future investigations. This investigation is intended to be a snapshot of the potential off-site presence of PFAS only, and should be regarded as a preceding step to any future preliminary investigations that would be conducted in accordance with the approaches specified by the National Environmental Protection (Assessment of Site Contamination) Measure (ASC NEPM).


This report has been prepared by GHD for Jones Lang LaSalle and Department of Defence and may only be used and relied on by Jones Land LaSalle and Department of Defence for the purpose agreed between GHD and Jones Lang LaSalle and Department of Defence as set out in Section 1.2 of this report.

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Introduction -- Background -- Objective -- Scope -- Limitations -- Assumptions -- Methodology -- Sample locations -- Sampling methodology -- Laboratory analysis -- Adopted screening levels -- Results -- Aquifer characteristics, uses & restrictions -- Field program and collected data -- Analytical results -- Data quality.




Foam; Environmental aspects; Fire extinguishing agents; Persistent pollutants; Bioaccumulation

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Jones Lang LaSalle

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1 volume (various pagings) : colour map, tables ; 30 cm.

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0 0.00 True Environmental CERTIFICATE OF ANALYSIS Work Order : Page : 1 of 7ES1612361 :: LaboratoryClient GHD PTY LTD Environmental Division Sydney : :ContactContact MR LEE GEDGE Shirley LeCornu :: AddressAddress LEVEL 5 66 SMITH STREET DARWIN NT, AUSTRALIA 0800 277-289 Woodpark Road Smithfield NSW Australia 2164 :Telephone +61 03 8687 8000 :Telephone +61-3-8549 9630 NATA Accredited Laboratory 825 Accredited for compliance with ISO/IEC 17025. :Project 31 34005 05 Date Samples Received : 09-Jun-2016 08:00 :Order number NATIONAL PFC G/W INVESTIGATION Date Analysis Commenced : 09-Jun-2016 :C-O-C number ---- Issue Date : 17-Jun-2016 17:45 Sampler : KATRINA ROPE Site : Quote number : 5:No. of samples received 5:No. of samples analysed This report supersedes any previous report(s) with this reference. Results apply to the sample(s) as submitted. This Certificate of Analysis contains the following information: l General Comments l Analytical Results l Surrogate Control Limits Additional information pertinent to this report will be found in the following separate attachments: Quality Control Report, QA/QC Compliance Assessment to assist with Quality Review and Sample Receipt Notification. Signatories This document has been electronically signed by the authorized signatories below. Electronic signing is carried out in compliance with procedures specified in 21 CFR Part 11. Signatories Accreditation CategoryPosition Alex Rossi Organic Chemist Sydney Organics, Smithfield, NSW Ankit Joshi Inorganic Chemist Sydney Inorganics, Smithfield, NSW Celine Conceicao Senior Spectroscopist Sydney Inorganics, Smithfield, NSW Dian Dao Sydney Inorganics, Smithfield, NSW Edwandy Fadjar Organic Coordinator Sydney Organics, Smithfield, NSW Lana Nguyen Senior LCMS Chemist Sydney Organics, Smithfield, NSW RICHARD TEA Lab technician Sydney Inorganics, Smithfield, NSW R I G H T S O L U T I O N S | R I G H T P A R T N E R

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