Human Health Recreational Ambient Water Quality Criteria/Swimming Advisories for Microcystins and Cylindrospermopsin

EPA (United States Envionmetal Protection Agency)  will accept comments on the 2016 draft criteria document for 60 days. Once final, states can consider adopting these criteria into their water quality standards and using them for Clean Water Act purposes, once the standards are approved by EPA. Alternatively, states can use these same values as the basis of swimming advisories for public notification purposes at beaches.

Read the doment here:  draft-hh-rec-ambient-water-swimming-factsheet

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