2012 January – Canberra (Australian Capital Territory) – Benzene, Toluene, m&p-Xylene and o-Xylene

13/1/12: Canberra (somewhere) –¬†Benzene, Toluene, m&p-Xylene and o-Xylene

Inorganic and organic chemicals with a health guideline value
13/01/12 Customer tap Hydrocarbons (Benzene, Toluene, m&p-Xylene and o-Xylene) were detected in a kitchen tap sample following a customer complaint. Service reservoirs feeding the property and neighbouring properties were all tested to ensure the contamination was not wide spread. Further investigation revealed contaminated soil surrounding the service line to the property. The service line to the property was replaced