Free Defence water for PFAS worst hit extended by a year

Chris McLennan
By Chris McLennan
Updated November 2 2020 - 12:55am, first published October 30 2020 - 12:36am
The free top-ups for the 96 Katherine rainwater tanks will now end in 2022.

The Defence Department has agreed to extend the supply of free drinking water to Katherine residents in the worst hit PFAS contamination areas.


Chris McLennan

Chris McLennan

National Rural Property Writer

ACM national rural property writer based in Bacchus Marsh, Victoria. Career journalist. Multi award winner.