Pollution can take many forms and can negatively affect the air, soil and water quality. Examples of pollution include:
- Spills contaminating soil or water;
- Black / dark smoke;
- Odours and fumes; and
The Department of Water and Environmental Regulation is the leading body managing environmental pollution in Western Australia. The Town’s Health Services have restricted powers in relation to Noise, unauthorised discharges from small-medium enterprises and dark smoke from domestic chimneys.