Firewater run-off

During a fire, large volumes of water, either on its own, or mixed with foams or fire retardants, can be used to put the fire out. Often, this firewater can find its way to local waterways and impact the water quality. This fact sheet contains information about firewater run-off.
  • Publication Number: 1722
  • Category(s): Contaminated environments, Fact sheet, Land, Water
  • Number of pages: 2
  • Release Date: 24 Dec 2018

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Page last updated on 24 Dec 2018