2018: Richardsons Lagoon – Echuca (Victoria). PFOA in water, PFOS + PFHxS in Waterfowl

EPA Victoria – Publication Date 1732 March 2019.

Richardsons Lagoon – Echuca

PFAS in Victorian waterfowl

Investigation of the presence of PFAS in 19 wetlands in Victoria

EPA Victoria Publication 1734 March 2019

PFOA: Richardons Lagoon Echuca Water: 0.001ug/L

Water Fowl: Yes

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: 2 Grey Teal, 1 Pacific Black Duck. 3 Total Specimens. PFOS + PFHxS: Breast 5.4ug/kg, Liver 55ug/kg

above trigger points for investigation in bold