Dirty water won't wash

By Jenna Johnstone
Updated December 15 2015 - 3:52pm, first published September 21 2014 - 4:00am
A picture tabled in parliament, of a child bathing in the dirty water from the Mount Isa electorate.
A picture tabled in parliament, of a child bathing in the dirty water from the Mount Isa electorate.

IRON and manganese extraction is the latest environmental battleground for the small north Queensland community of Georgetown. Amidst the protests around drinking water filtration is the question of whether resident’s health is at risk.

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