Fiskville water test results
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Fiskville water test results

Independent water testing is being conducted at all of CFA's Field Training Grounds.

CFA has committed to implementing all 10 recommendations of the Professor Joy Report (into historical use of chemicals for live fire fighting training at Fiskville between 1971 and 1999) Work has now commenced on recommendation number 6 of the Professor Joy Report, which relates to waters and sediments in the dams and fire fighting water quality.

Results of the tests are below.

Fiskville

Document TitleType/size
2015
19 February 2015 PDF 263k
22 January 2015 PDF 108k
2014
18 December 2014 PDF 270k
20 November 2014 PDF 287k
23 October 2014 PDF 274k
18 September 2014 PDF 275k
21 August 2014 PDF 282k
24 July 2014 PDF 308k
19 June 2014 PDF 287k
22 May 2014 PDF 293k
April 2014 PDF 292k
March 2014 PDF 272k
February 2014 PDF 573k
January 2014 PDF 571k
2013
December 2013 PDF 262k
November 2013 PDF 280k
October 2013 PDF 542k
22 August 2013 PDF 137k
18 July 2013 PDF 254k
28 June 2013 PDF 293k
3 June 2013 PDF 450k
5 March 2013 PDF 100k
18 February 2013 - Red pipe - PG Tank and Beige Pipe - BU Tank PDF 100k
18 February 2013 - Beige Pipe - BU Tank PDF 150k
4 December 2012 PDF 54k
31 October 2012 PDF 51k
5 October 2012 PDF 59k
2012
3 October 2012 PDF 59k
17 September 2012 PDF 59k
3 September 2012 PDF 47k
27 August 2012 PDF 55k
20 August 2012 PDF 84k
13 August 2012 PDF 56k
6 August 2012 PDF 62k
30 July 2012 PDF 70k

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Other training grounds

Document TitleType/size
2016
Bangholme 26 April 2016 PDF 497k
Longerenong 15 April 2016 PDF 373k
Wangaratta 13 April 2016 PDF 356k
West Sale 11 April 2016 PDF 365k
Bangholme 11 April 2016 PDF 354k
Longerenong 06 April 2016 PDF 530k
Penshurst 05 April 2016 PDF 333k
Huntly 30 Mar 2016 PDF 354k
Bangholme 29 March 2016 PDF 330k
Bangholme 14 March 2016 PDF 337k
Penshurst 09 March 2016 PDF 316k
Wangaratta 08 Mar 2016 PDF 356k
West Sale 07 Mar 2016 PDF 365k
Bangholme 29 Feb 2016 PDF 328k
Wangaratta 18 Feb 2016 PDF 350k
Longerenong 17 Feb PDF 362k
Huntly 15 Feb 2016 PDF 528k
Bangholme 15 Feb 2016 PDF 330k
West Sale 08 Feb 2016 PDF 351k
Huntly 04 Feb 2016 PDF314k
Penshurst 03 Feb 2016 PDF 324k
Bangholme 05 Feb 2016 PDF 509k
West Sale 01 Feb 2016 PDF 536k
Huntly 18 Jan 2016 PDF 508k
Bangholme 18 Jan 2016 PDF 386k
West Sale 12 Jan 2016 PDF 355k
2015
Huntly 14 Dec 2015 PDF 331k
Longerenong 09 Dec 2015 PDF 356k
West Sale 08 Dec 2015 PDF 353k
Wangaratta 08 Dec 2015 PDF 339k
Bangholme 07 Dec 2015 PDF 336k
Penshurst 02 Dec 2015 PDF 307k
Longerenong 25 Nov 2015 PDF 333k
Wangaratta 17 Nov 2015 PDF 315k
Huntly 16 Nov 2015 PDF 339K
West Sale 09 Nov 2015 PDF 359k
Bangholme 10 Nov 2015 PDF 329k
Longerenong 05 Nov 2015 PDF 318k
Penshurst 04 Nov 2015 PDF 354k
Bangholme 26 Oct 2015 PDF 336k
Longerenong 21 Oct 2015 PDF 529k
Huntly 19 Oct 2015 PDF 340k
Penshurst 14 Oct 2015 PDF 331k
Wangaratta 13 Oct 2015 PDF 349k
Bangholme 12 Oct 2015 PDF 333k
Bangholme 05 Oct 2015 PDF 347k
West Sale 05 Oct 2015 PDF 363k
Huntly 21 Sep 2015 PDF 342k
Longerenong 16 Sep 2015 PDF 350k
Penshurst 09 Sep 2015 PDF 459k
West Sale 08 Sep 2015 PDF 540k
Wangaratta 08 Sep 2015 PDF 524k
Bangholme 07 Sep 2015 PDF 500k
Longerenong 19 Aug 2015 PDF 545k
Bangholme 18 Aug 2015 PDF 331k
Huntly 17 Aug 2015 PDF 634k
Bangholme 14 Aug 2015 PDF 312k
West Sale 12 Aug 2015 PDF 525k
Bangholme 07 Aug 2015 PDF 501k
Wangaratta 07 Aug 2015 PDF 512k
Penshurst 04 Aug 2015 PDF 456k
Bangholme 21 July 2015 PDF 507k
Huntly 20 July 2015 PDF 514k
Longerenong 15 July 2015 PDF 552k
West Sale 14 July 2015 PDF 554k
Penshurst 08 July 2015 PDF 499k
Wangaratta 07 July 2015 PDF 538k
West Sale 23 June 2015 PDF 524k
Longerenong 17 June 2015 PDF 534k
Huntly 15 June 2015 PDF 500k
Penshurst 6 June 2015 PDF 455k
Huntly 25 May 2015 PDF 801k
Longerenong 20 May 2015 PDF 513k
Penshurst 12 May 2015 PDF 231K
West Sale 12 May 2015 PDF 521k
Wangaratta 12 May 2015 PDF 514k
Bangholme 08 May 2015 PDF 455k
Hunty 29 April 2015 PDF 455k
Huntly 22 April 2015 PDF 823k
Longerenong 15 April 2015 PDF 514k
West Sale 14 April 2015 PDF 477k
Wangaratta 09 April 2015 PDF 520k
Penhurst 09 April 2015 PDF 466k
West Sale 07 April 2015 PDF 741k
Penshurst 01 April 2015 PDF 696k
Bangholme 27 March 2015 PDF 456k
Bangholme 20 March 2015 PDF 468k
Bangholme 13 March 2015 PDF 452k
Wangaratta 12 March 2015 PDF 525k
Longernong 11 March 2015 PDF 515k
Wangaratta 05 March 2015 PDF 515k
Bangholme 04 March 2015 PDF 728k
West Sale 02 March 2015 PDF 450k
Wangaratta 26 February 2015 PDF 497k
Huntly 24 February 2015 PDF 770k
Penshurst 16 February 2015 PDF 514k
Wangaratta 5 February 2015 PDF 719k
West Sale 3 February 2015 PDF 513k
Bangholme 14 January 2015 PDF 509k
2014
Huntly 15 December 2014 PDF 553k
Wangaratta 11 November 2014 PDF 477k
West Sale 12 November 2014 PDF 504k
Wangaratta 6 October 2014 PDF 502k
West Sale, 3 September 2014 PDF 443k
Penshurst, 27 August 2014 PDF 472k
Wangaratta, 13 August 2014 PDF 492k
West Sale: 4 August 2014 PDF 472k
Penshurst 1 July 2014 PDF 232k
West Sale 27 June 2014 PDF 230k
Wangaratta 10 June 2014 PDF 510k
Huntly 28 May 2014 PDF 721k
Wangaratta 19 May 2014 PDF 500k
West Sale 3 April 2014 PDF 462k
Penshurst 13 March 2014 PDF 462k
Penshurst 15 February 2014 PDF 448k
2013
Huntly 18 December 2013 PDF 814k
Penshurst 2 January 2014 PDF 470k
Penshurst 29 November 2013 PDF 409k
West Sale 26 November 2013 PDF 415k
Wangaratta 21 November 2013 PDF 503k
West Sale 20 October 2013 PDF 422k
Penshurst 29 October 2013 PDF 135K
Wangaratta 24 October 2013 PDF 262K
Huntly 24 October 2013 PDF 392K
Penshurst 26 September 2013 PDF 510K
West Sale 17 September 2013 PDF 279k
Penshurst 29 August 2013 PDF 675k
West Sale 22 August 2013 PDF 528K
Wangaratta 15 August 2013 PDF 1000K
Penshurst 1 August 2013 PDF 650K
West Sale 15 July 2013 PDF 693K
Huntley 7 July 2013 PDF 183K
Penshurst 25 June 2013 PDF 687K
West Sale 17 June 2013 PDF 149K
Bangholme 3 April 2013 PDF 330K
Bangholme 27 March 2013 PDF 125K
Bangholme 28 February 2013 PDF 680K
Bangholme 14 February 2013 PDF 690K
Bangholme 30 January 2013 PDF 413K
Bangholme 25 January 2013 PDF 693K
Bangholme 16 January 2013 PDF 427K
2012
Wangaratta 20 December 2012 PDF 173k
Bangholme 3 December 2012 PDF 70k
Bangholme 20 November 2012 PDF 70k
Bangholme 7 November 2012 PDF 58k
Bangholme 23 October 2012 PDF 61k
Wangaratta 8 October 2012 PDF 75k
Bangholme 8 October 2012 PDF 61k
West Sale 17 September 2012 PDF 66k
Wangaratta, 7 September 2012 PDF 69k
West Sale & Bangholme: 6 August 2012 PDF 115k
Huntly Training College: 13 Aug 2012 PDF 80k
Bangholme: 3 September 2012 PDF 108k
West Sale: 30 July 2012 PDF 71k

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CFA Fire Training Grounds - Water Supply and Testing Regime

Locations
Adopted CriteriaFiskvilleBangholmeWest SaleHuntlyWangarattaPenshurstLongerenong
Water source, re-use and fate
Water source Town water Recirculated Tank Water Town water Town water & roof catchment to tank Town water Town water Town water
Date since switch to town water 26 June 2012 Not using town water 03 August 2012 03 August 2012 Always been on town water Always been on town water Always been on town water
Class A Recycled Water No Yes
Less than 10% of total use
No No No No No
Water Recirculated from storage No Yes No No No No No
Water Test Parameters and Frequency
E.coli
Less than 10 org./100ml
Weekly 2 Weekly 6 Monthly Monthly 6 Monthly 6 Monthly 6 Monthly
P.aeruginosa
Less than 10 org./100ml
Weekly 2 Weekly 6 Monthly Monthly 6 Monthly 6 Monthly 6 Monthly
Enterococci
Less than 10 org./100ml
- - 6 Monthly - - - -
Suspended Solids (SS)
Less than 5 mg / L
Weekly 6 Monthly - - 6 Monthly 6 Monthly 6 Monthly
Biochemical Oxygen Demand (BOD)
Less than 10 mg / L
Weekly 6 Monthly - Monthly 6 Monthly 6 Monthly 6 Monthly
pH
6.0-9.0
Weekly 6 Monthly - - 6 Monthly 6 Monthly 6 Monthly
Algae
Rare (1-50 cells / ml)
- 3 Monthly - If observed - - -
Water Supply Authority Central Highland Water South East Water East Gippsland Water Coliban Water North East Water Wannon Water Grampians Wimmera Mallee Water
Water Testing Laboratory Central Highland Water ALS ALS ALS ALS ALS ALS

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