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Drinking water advice - Katherine rural area

The NT Department of Health and key agencies are working in partnership with the Department of Defence to determine the impact of PFAS in the environment and drinking water supplies.

We are advised by the Department of Defence they are continuing testing of private bore water supplies in the Katherine region surrounding RAAF base Tindal which will form part of their 12 month study.  In the interim the NT Department of Health advises that residents using private bores in the vicinity of RAAF base Tindal to contact Defence to discuss the need for an alternative supply.

NT Department of Health Contact: 0427 596 954.

Department of Health PFAS FAQ