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National Recommended Water Quality Criteria

EPA's compilation of national recommended water quality criteria is presented as a summary table containing recommended water quality criteria for the protection of aquatic life and human health in surface water for approximately 150 pollutants. These criteria are published pursuant to Section 304(a) of the Clean Water Act (CWA) and provide guidance for states and tribes to use in adopting water quality standards.

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Date Of Record Release 2009-08-03 14:26:36
Description EPA's compilation of national recommended water quality criteria is presented as a summary table containing recommended water quality criteria for the protection of aquatic life and human health in surface water for approximately 150 pollutants. These criteria are published pursuant to Section 304(a) of the Clean Water Act (CWA) and provide guidance for states and tribes to use in adopting water quality standards.
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Source United States Environmental Protection Agency
Keyword Drinking water, Pollutants, Contaminants, Human Health
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Date Of Record Creation 2009-08-03 14:22:38
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Date Last Modified 2009-08-03 14:26:36
Language English
Date Record Checked: 2009-08-03 00:00:00 (W3C-DTF)

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