UWPCA

AcronymDefinition
UWPCAUnderground Water Pollution Control Area (Australia)
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Stirling is also located within the Gwelup Underground Water Pollution Control Area (UWPCA), where a number of production bores pump water from the superficial aquifer for public water supply.
Despite both of these studies recognising that sulfide oxidation could be occurring in the Gwelup UWPCA since the 1970s, there has been no evidence of groundwater acidification until now.
Of broader concern is the issue that sulfide oxidation in many parts of the Gwelup UWPCA may have been occurring since the 1970s with the rapid expansion of urban development in the area at that time.