Secondary Drinking Water Regulations: Guidance for Nuisance Chemicals

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has established National Primary Drinking Water Regulations that set mandatory water quality standards for drinking water contaminants. These are enforceable standards called "maximum contaminant levels" or "MCLs", which are established to protect the public against consumption of drinking water contaminants that present a risk to human health. An MCL is the maximum allowable amount of a contaminant in drinking water which is delivered to the consumer.

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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has established National Primary Drinking Water Regulations that set mandatory water quality standards for drinking water contaminants. These are enforceable standards called "maximum contaminant levels" or "MCLs", which are established to protect the public against consumption of drinking water contaminants that present a risk to human health. An MCL is the maximum allowable amount of a contaminant in drinking water which is delivered to the consumer.

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Keyword Drinking water, Quality, Human health, Regulations, Contaminants
Date Of Record Creation 2019-01-26 19:50:21
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Date Last Modified 8/3/2009 13:36
Language English
Date Record Checked: 8/3/2009 0:00 (W3C-DTF)

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