Water Remediation

Status update: PCH drinking water gets the all clear

Health Minister Roger Cook announced today that water at Perth Children’s Hospital (PCH) is safe to drink and has met Australian Drinking Water Guidelines.

The Minister says the Western Australian public can be assured of PCH's water quality after the Chief Health Officer signed off the hospital’s potable (drinking) water supply as safe to drink.

Key points from the Minister's statement include:
Water at Perth Children’s Hospital is safe to drink
Final tests reveal lead levels below Australian Drinking Water Guidelines
Hospital enters final commissioning phase as it prepares to open in mid-May
Read the Minister's full statement at the WA Government website.

For more information on water remediation activities at PCH, see the previous updates on PCH’s water quality.  

 

PCH drinking water gets the all clear
Health Minister Roger Cook announced today that water at Perth Children’s Hospital (PCH) is safe to drink and has met Australian Drinking Water Guidelines.

The Minister says the Western Australian public can be assured of PCH's water quality after the Chief Health Officer signed off the hospital’s potable (drinking) water supply as safe to drink.

Key points from the Minister's statement include:
Water at Perth Children’s Hospital is safe to drink
Final tests reveal lead levels below Australian Drinking Water Guidelines
Hospital enters final commissioning phase as it prepares to open in mid-May
Read the Minister's full statement at the WA Government website.

For more information on water remediation activities at PCH, see the previous updates on PCH’s water quality.  

PCH drinking water gets the all clear
Health Minister Roger Cook announced today that water at Perth Children’s Hospital (PCH) is safe to drink and has met Australian Drinking Water Guidelines.

The Minister says the Western Australian public can be assured of PCH's water quality after the Chief Health Officer signed off the hospital’s potable (drinking) water supply as safe to drink.

Key points from the Minister's statement include:
Water at Perth Children’s Hospital is safe to drink
Final tests reveal lead levels below Australian Drinking Water Guidelines
Hospital enters final commissioning phase as it prepares to open in mid-May
Read the Minister's full statement at the WA Government website.

For more information on water remediation activities at PCH, see the previous updates on PCH’s water quality.  
PCH drinking water gets the all clear
Health Minister Roger Cook announced today that water at Perth Children’s Hospital (PCH) is safe to drink and has met Australian Drinking Water Guidelines.

The Minister says the Western Australian public can be assured of PCH's water quality after the Chief Health Officer signed off the hospital’s potable (drinking) water supply as safe to drink.

Key points from the Minister's statement include:
Water at Perth Children’s Hospital is safe to drink
Final tests reveal lead levels below Australian Drinking Water Guidelines
Hospital enters final commissioning phase as it prepares to open in mid-May
Read the Minister's full statement at the WA Government website.

For more information on water remediation activities at PCH, see the previous updates on PCH’s water quality.  
PCH drinking water gets the all clear
Health Minister Roger Cook announced today that water at Perth Children’s Hospital (PCH) is safe to drink and has met Australian Drinking Water Guidelines.

The Minister says the Western Australian public can be assured of PCH's water quality after the Chief Health Officer signed off the hospital’s potable (drinking) water supply as safe to drink.

Key points from the Minister's statement include:
Water at Perth Children’s Hospital is safe to drink
Final tests reveal lead levels below Australian Drinking Water Guidelines
Hospital enters final commissioning phase as it prepares to open in mid-May
Read the Minister's full statement at the WA Government website.

For more information on water remediation activities at PCH, see the previous updates on PCH’s water quality.  

27 March 2018

Health Minister Roger Cook announced today that water at Perth Children’s Hospital (PCH) is safe to drink and has met Australian Drinking Water Guidelines.

The Minister says the Western Australian public can be assured of PCH's water quality after the Chief Health Officer signed off the hospital’s potable (drinking) water supply as safe to drink.

Key points from the Minister's statement include:

  •  Water at Perth Children’s Hospital is safe to drink

  • Final tests reveal lead levels below Australian Drinking Water Guidelines

  • Hospital enters final commissioning phase as it prepares to open in mid-May

 

Read the Minister's full statement at the WA Government website.

For more information on water remediation activities at PCH, see the previous updates on PCH’s water quality.

 

 

PCH drinking water gets the all clear
Health Minister Roger Cook announced today that water at Perth Children’s Hospital (PCH) is safe to drink and has met Australian Drinking Water Guidelines.

The Minister says the Western Australian public can be assured of PCH's water quality after the Chief Health Officer signed off the hospital’s potable (drinking) water supply as safe to drink.

Key points from the Minister's statement include:
Water at Perth Children’s Hospital is safe to drink
Final tests reveal lead levels below Australian Drinking Water Guidelines
Hospital enters final commissioning phase as it prepares to open in mid-May
Read the Minister's full statement at the WA Government website.

For more information on water remediation activities at PCH, see the previous updates on PCH’s water quality.   

Water quality reports

Chief Health Officer review into lead at Perth Children's Hospital

Friday, 11 August 2017

At the request of the Deputy Premier and Minister for Health, Hon Roger Cook, the Chief Health Officer, Professor Tarun Weeramanthri, conducted a review of the strategies used to remediate the high lead levels present in the water supply at the Perth Children’s Hospital.    

  

The conclusions of this independent review, along with its recommendations, are contained in the report below.

 

Report on Perth Children's Hospital Potable Water - Chief Health Officer Review

.PDF file (13.19MB)

August 11, 2017

Download

 

FAQs regarding the CHO’s report and regarding water quality at PCH can be found here.

Perth Children's Hospital update
Wednesday, 3 May 2017

The State Government has released a technical report analysing ongoing water quality issues at Perth Children's Hospital. Read the media statement here.

The Jacobs Report has been developed by the Department of Treasury's hydraulic engineering adviser and provides a holistic view of water quality issues to date, and recommendations beyond practical completion.

The report and other supplementary documentation is below.

Please note, the Jacobs Report appendices can be obtained upon request. 

For a copy of the document, please email your mailing address to perthchildrenshospital.enquiries@health.wa.gov.au.  

  1. Jacobs Report
    .pdf file (966.50 KB)
    May 03, 2017
    Download
  2. ChemCentre Report
    .pdf file (6.02 MB)
    May 03, 2017
    Download
  1. Treasury Presentation 11 May 2017
    .pdf file (761.01 KB)
    May 11, 2017
    Download
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