Reducing Lead Exposure from Rainwater

 In TLAP, Your Health

Did you know that in 2018, the rain fall for Port Pirie was only 212mm. That is 151mm below average – the average for Port Pirie is 363 mm per annum.

Over the long dry Summer dust and other debris has built up on roof tops. Now we finally have rain, this may lead to a concentration of lead contaminated dust being collected and captured with rainwater tanks.

Find out more by contacting the Environmental Health Centre, 117 Gertrude Street, Port Pirie or phone them on (08) 8638 4100.

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