Poison Contaminates Water Supply Tanks
Sarah, Posted: September 22, 2011
AUSTRALIA — Police are investigating the deliberate poisoning of two drinking water supply tanks at Marshall’s Lagoon, Forest Glen.
The highly toxic herbicide Diuron, which has serious side effects if ingested, was detected in two 5000-litre tanks on the property. An on-site caretaker will know today whether the persistent bowel and stomach ailment that has weakened his health recently is the result of drinking water.
Detective Senior Sergeant Darren Edwards said the water had been tested through an accredited laboratory and there was no doubt that it had been contaminated.
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