Iron Staining Risk (DOW-063)

The iron Staining Risk theme is divided into two categories - 1) High risk & 2) Low risk High Risk: The iron staining classification represents areas delineated as having an elevated iron / manganese staining risk according to data available at the time of publication. The map does not include all locations that may have iron staining potential. Low Risk: Generally areas away from present or past wetlands with neutral to alkaline pH's will tend to be low in iron concentration. As soil strata are highly variable, neighbourhood bores should be checked to confirm the status of local iron staining risk. Note (High Risk): Groundwater staining is commonly caused by the presence of ferric iron in the groundwater (refer to section on groundwater staining), however staining is also caused by manganese and calcium.

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Data Homepage https://services.slip.wa.gov.au/public/rest/services/SLIP_Public_Services/Water/MapServer/26
Author Department of Water
Maintainer Department of Water
Theme Natural Resources
Geospatial Theme Water
Published on 2016-01-28
Data last updated on 2012-08-08
Update Frequency infrequently
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