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Thursday April 7, 2015

EPA Issues Health Advisories to Protect Americans from Algal Toxins in Drinking Water

 The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announces an opportunity for public input on potential actions states and public water systems can take to prepare for and respond to cyanotoxin health risks in drinking water. The Agency is holding a public meeting for interested parties to provide input either in person or online via a webinar. EPA is preparing Cyanotoxin Health Advisories and seeks to engage with stakeholders on other information the Agency can provide to best support states and public water systems in addressing cyanotoxin public health concerns in drinking water.

Notice of a Public Meeting and Webinar: Input on Potential Actions To Prepare for and Respond to Cyanotoxins in Drinking Water


Tuesday March 17, 2015

Drinking Water Section presentations at ATCAVE 2015

Please see the following presentations given by DPH staff.

RTCR, Regulatory Requirements & New Initiatives (pdf)

Proposed Revision to Maximum Contaminate Level for TCE (pdf)

You can find past drinking water presentations on the DWS presentation Page here.


Thursday February 12, 2015

Proposed Revision to Drinking Water MCL for TCE

The Department of Public Health – Drinking Water Section is proposing a revised regulatory standard for trichloroethylene (TCE) based on the latest scientific research.  Please see the following TCE determination letter for more information.

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