Indigenous residents in Garawa 2 community told to avoid drinking water until source of lead and manganese detected

A Northern Territory community is still unable to drink water from the town’s supply more than two weeks after unsafe levels of lead and manganese were detected.

Garawa 1, a town camp in Borroloola, near the Gulf of Carpentaria, was given the all clear on Friday afternoon, but Garawa 2 remains on a precautionary warning to avoid drinking, brushing teeth, or preparing food using the camp’s water.

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