Training campuses water test results
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Training campuses 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.

All Training Grounds

Document TitleType/size
2017
Longerenong 26 Apr 2017 PDF 189k
Bangholme 24 Apr 2017 PDF 186k
Huntly 18 Apr 2017 PDF 208k
Wangaratta 12 Apr 2017 PDF 190k
Bangholme 11 Apr 2017 PDF 187k
West Sale 28 Mar 2017 PDF 207k
Bangholme 27 Mar 2017 PDF 187k
Huntly 22 Mar 2017 PDF 206k 
Longerenong 15 Mar 2017 PDF 187k
Bangholme 15 Mar 2017 PDF 187k
Wangaratta 07 Mar 2017 PDF 190k
Bangholme 01 Mar 2017 PDF 187k
Bangholme 27 Feb 2017 PDF 187k
Longerenong 20 Feb 2017 PDF 189k
Wangaratta 15 Feb 2017 PDF 188k
West Sale 14 Feb PDF 207k
Bangholme 13 Feb 2017 PDF 187k
Penhursts 08 Feb 2017 PDF 187k
Penhursts 02 Feb 2017 PDF 186k
Bangholme 31 Jan 2017 PDF 304k
West Sale 18 Jan 2017 PDF 339k
Longerenong 17 Jan 2017 PDF 326k
Huntly 16 Jan 2017 PDF 207k
Bangholme 16 Jan 2017 PDF 176k
Wangaratta 10 Jan 2017 PDF 190k

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2016
Longerenong 21 Dec 2016 PDF 207k
Bangholme 19 Dec 2016 PDF 176k
Wangaratta 14 Dec 2016 PDF 185k
West Sale - 13 Dec 2016 PDF 208k
Bangholme - 5 Dec 2016 PDF 189k
Penshurst - 29 Nov 2016 PDF 204k
Longerenong - 23 Nov 2016 PDF 209k
Huntly - 21 Nov 2016 PDF 178k
West Sale 15 Nov 2016 PDF 181k
Wangaratta 10 Nov 2016 PDF 162k
Penshurst 8 Nov 2016 PDF 175k
Bangholme - 7 Nov 2016 PDF 177k
Bangholme - 24 Oct 2016  PDF 177k
Longerenong - 18 Oct 2016  PDF 163k
Wangaratta - 11 Oct 2016 PDF 158k
Bangholme - 10 Oct 2016 PDF 178k
Bangholme - 29 Sep 2016 PDF 165k
Huntly - 28 Sep 2016  PDF 179k
Longerenong - 22 Sep 2016 PDF 177k
Bangholme - 20 Sep 2016  PDF 166k
West Sale - 15 Sep 2016  PDF 177k
West Sale - 18 Aug 2016 PDF 370k
Longerenong - 17 Aug 2016 PDF 355k
Huntly - 15 Aug 2016 PDF 351k
Wangaratta - 10 Aug 2016 PDF 350k
Penshurst - 10 Aug 2016 PDF 341k
Bangholme - 01 Aug 2016 PDF 334
West Sale - 19 Jul 2016 PDF 378k
Bangholme - 19 Jul 2016 PDF 337k
Huntly - 18 Jul 2016 PDF 357k
Longerenong - 14 Jul 2016 PDF 372k
Wangaratta - 13 Jul 2016 PDF 364k
Bangholme - 04 Jul 2016 PDF 379k
Penshurst - 28 Jun 2016 PDF 312k
West Sale - 21 Jun 2016 PDF 379k
Huntly - 20 Jun 2016 PDF 349k
Bangholme - 20 Jun 2016 PDF 340k
Wangaratta - 15 Jun 2016 PDF 356k
Longerenong - 15 Jun 2016 PDF 362k
Bangholme - 06 Jun 2016 PDF 332k
Longerenong - 18 May 2016 PDF 517k
Penshurst - 17 May 2016 PDF 321k
Huntly - 16 May 2016 PDF 340k
West Sale - 10 May 2016 PDF 371k
Wangaratta - 10 May 2016 PDF 358k
Bangholme - 09 May 2016 PDF 340k
Bangholme - 26 April 2016 PDF 497k
Huntly - 18 April 2016 PDF 368k
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

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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

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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

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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

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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 - 13 Aug 2012 PDF 80k
Bangholme - 3 September 2012 PDF 108k
West Sale - 30 July 2012 PDF 71k

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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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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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