Water contamination fears


Looks pure but could it be contaminated?
Looks pure but could it be contaminated?

THE results of a survey by the University of South Australia show that West Australians consumed two tonnes of methamphetamine products in the past financial year.

This is ending up in our sewage treatment plants, the source of recycled water that our heroes from the Water Board with the approval of the State Government want to re-inject into our ground water.

I am led to believe that the cost of removing this contaminant, along with the high level of antibiotics that has already been reported, will be prohibitive.

Nobody knows what long-term effects this will have on drinking water supplies for future generations.

Has any research been done into the effects of these contaminants that would be exposed to the micro-organisms that exist in our aquifers?

ROGER DAVENPORT,

Southern River.