1998 July: Plantation Streams Warren Reservoir. Pesticide: Atrazine

*Samples from streams running through the plantation areas (which then drain into Warren Reservoir) show herbicide levels around 150ug/L, which are up to six times the level recommended for drinking water. These levels are also significant from an environmental viewpoint and the EPA is likely to take an active interest.

BAROSSA WATER SUPPLY SYSTEM – 29 July 1998 ISSUE: Herbicide contamination in the Barossa water supply. Source: SA Water