2018: Loddon River, Jarklin (Victoria). Waterfowl PFOS + PFHxS

Loddon River, Jarklin – Boort Region

PFAS in Victorian waterfowl

Investigation of the presence of PFAS in 19 wetlands in Victoria

EPA Victoria Publication 1734 March 2019

Table 6 (below) – Summary of exceedances of trigger points for investigation in waterfowl, the number of specimens per species for composite samples and the range of PFOS + PFHxS concentrations in breast and liver.

Waterfowl Tested: 5 Pacific Black Duck. 5 Total Specimens. PFOS + PFHxS: Breast <0.4ug/kg, Liver 8.6ug/kg

above trigger points for investigation in bold