Industrial site opposite Department of Fire and Emergency Services (DFES) Training Academy. 521 Dundas Road in Forrestfield, Western Australia
Sites regulated under the Contaminated Sites Act 2003
A number of sites associated with the use and/or storage of aqueous film-forming foams (AFFF) are being regulated by DWER under the Contaminated Sites Act 2003 (CS Act). In addition to locations where aqueous film-forming foams (AFFF) have been used, PFAS are often detected near landfills, wastewater treatment plants and other waste disposal or recovery facilities.
Summary information (termed a ‘Basic Summary of Records’ or BSR) on all confirmed contaminated sites (that is, sites classified as contaminated – remediation required, contaminated – restricted use or remediated for restricted use under the CS Act) is publicly available on DWER’s Contaminated Sites Database. To date, PFAS have been identified at the following sites:
521 Dundas Road in Forrestfield (an industrial site adjacent to the Academy) is also classified as contaminated – remediation required due to PFAS impacts.