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Peter Gow says there are two sources of lead-contaminated water at the hospital. Photo: Attila Csaszar. Photo: Attila Csaszar

More than single lead source at PCH: Gow

UPDATED: Building commissioner Peter Gow has issued a clarifying statement today (Tuesday), essentially confirming the state government's view that lead leaching directly from brass fittings remains the only significant source of lead at Perth Children’s Hospital.

Mr Gow also clarified that lead residues from the QEII ring main had been drawn into the PCH in 2016 during the commissioning process but this was not a continuing source of lead.

His statment followed the release of a detailed report on Monday, which triggered media reports suggesting the Barnett and McGowan government had both misled the public.

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Perth, 2017. Nothing changes. Could be Perth, 1997, and people wouldn't notice

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