2010/11 – Blacktown (New South Wales)

Concentrations of PFOS, PFOA and other perfluorinated alkyl acids in Australian drinking water

Jack Thompson a,⇑, Geoff Eaglesham b, Jochen Mueller a The University of Queensland, National Research Center for Environmental Toxicology (Entox) 39 Kessels Rd., Coopers Plains, QLD. 4108, Australia b Queensland Health and Forensic Scientific Services (QHFSS), Organics Section 39 Kessels Rd., Coopers Plains, QLD. 4108, Australia

Blacktown: New South Wales

PFPeA: 1.82ng/L

PFHxA: 0.77ng/L

PFOA: 1.64ng/L

PFBS: 0.74ng/L

PFHxS: 3.47ng/L

PFOS: 3.92ng/L


2011 Blacktown – New South Wales

Blacktown, Quakers Hill and North Richmond that all had relatively high ΣPFAAs concentrations,up to 36 ngL-1 in North Richmond.

p31: Health Stream WATER QUALITY RESEARCH AUSTRALIA September 2011