2007/8: Mitcham (Victoria). Lead

Mitcham (Victoria) – Lead

The highest recorded lead level 2005-11 in Victoria was recorded in the central Victorian community of Koriot 0.094mg/L (Wannon Water 2006/7), Gordon Lead 0.065mg/L (Central Highlands Water 8 October 2008), Camperdown 0.049mg/L (2006/7), Port Fairy 0.047mg/L (2006/7), Warrnambool 0.036mg/L (2005/6). The highest Melbourne level was recorded in the eastern suburbs of Melbourne at Mitcham 2007/8 at 0.028mg/L.

The Australian Drinking Water Guideline for Lead is 0.01mg/L