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2009 Annual drinking water quality report 2009, major and minor urban centres

Details:

Title

2009 Annual drinking water quality report 2009, major and minor urban centres

Creator

Northern Territory. Power and Water Corporation

Collection

Annual drinking water quality report; Reports; PublicationNT

Date

2009

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

2009

Format

v. : ill., maps ; 30 cm.

File type

application/pdf

Copyright owner

Northern Territory. Power and Water Corporation

Parent handle

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/234535

Citation address

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/654093

Page content

SOUTHERN REGION FIGURE 6: LOCATION OF SOUTHERN REGION COMMUNITIES Recharge into groundwater aquifers in the Southern region is believed to be slow and sporadic with long residence times for water in the aquifers. As a result, the groundwater in the region is characterised by high total dissolved solids and high hardness levels, which impact the palatability of the water and can cause moderate to severe scaling problems with infrastructure. Disinfection of the water supplies is achieved using both calcium hypochlorite and sodium hypochlorite. In 2008-09, sodium hypochlorite systems were installed in Haasts Bluff, Nyirripi and Papunya. It is proposed that the remaining communities in the Southern region using calcium hypochlorite be replaced with automatic sodium hypochlorite and UV systems in 2009-10, Power Stations Transmitted Power Supply Sewerage Services Water All the above communitieshave reticulated supply(These centres recieve their Electricityby line from adjacent centres.) 22 power and water corporation


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