Polda farmers seek answers

By Malcolm Sutton
Updated December 18 2015 - 2:45pm, first published September 5 2013 - 4:00am
POOR WATER: Cattle farmers Scotts and Nicole Linsell want answers from SA Water and the Environment Protection Authority about how water with pH levels above safe drinking levels was being delivered as potable, and then flushed onto land above an aquifer when the high pH levels were uncovered.
POOR WATER: Cattle farmers Scotts and Nicole Linsell want answers from SA Water and the Environment Protection Authority about how water with pH levels above safe drinking levels was being delivered as potable, and then flushed onto land above an aquifer when the high pH levels were uncovered.

LANDHOLDERS at Polda on Lower Eyre Peninsula are seeking answers from SA Water after a customer sampled water from the Polda-Lock pipeline late last year and found its pH levels to be 11.8 - above the level that can cause eye and skin irritation.

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