Regulations

For Public Review and Comment: Canadian Groundwater Quality Guidelines–101 contaminants

The Canadian Council of Ministers of the Environment (CCME) is looking for input into the draft Canadian Groundwater Quality Guidelines for the Protection of Environmental and Human Health for 101 contaminants of concern. It is available for public review and comment until January 10, 2020.

Revised World Health Organization drinking water guidelines

Hi all…do you want to know how guidelines/standards in your jurisdiction compare to those of the WHO? Well the WHO has recently revised several drinking water related guidelines and they are all available for free download as indicated below. And on the topic of drinking water guidelines, Health Canada has one active request for public [...]

By |2019-08-15T11:01:59-04:00February 27th, 2017|Papers & Articles, Regulations|0 Comments

USEPA Contaminant Candidate List 4 (CCL 4) finalized

The USEPA’s Contaminant Candidate List 4 (CCL 4) was finalized November 17, 2016. The CCL is a list of contaminants that are currently not subject to any proposed or promulgated national primary drinking water regulations, but are known...

By |2019-05-14T10:45:39-04:00December 20th, 2016|Emerging Contaminants, Regulations|0 Comments

USEPA Releases Lead and Copper Rule Revisions White Paper

Hi all…The USEPA recently released its Lead and Copper Rule Revisions White Paper. The goals of the LCR revisions are to identify new strategies to further reduce lead and copper exposure, as corrosion control treatment may not be effective enough in all drinking water systems. The 18 page document is available for free download at: [...]

By |2019-08-15T13:52:34-04:00November 8th, 2016|Papers & Articles, Regulations|0 Comments