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Water Quality Guidelines

  • Documents for Public Review
  • Guideline Development Process


  • Current priorities for guideline development include:

    • Developing Water Quality Guidelines for the Protection of Aquatic Life for:
      • 2,4-D
      • Cadmium
      • Carbaryl
      • Chloride
      • Glyphosate
      • Endosulfan
      • Nickel
      • Nitrate
      • Uranium
      • Zinc 

    Canadian Environmental Quality Guidelines

    Environmental quality guideline activities in Canada for air, water, soil, sediment and tissue residue have been integrated into one comprehensive document, the Canadian Environmental Quality Guidelines.




    Documents for Public Review

    Canadian Water Quality Guidelines for the Protection of Aquatic Life – Silver

    A draft scientific criteria document for a Canadian Water Quality Guidelines for the Protection of Aquatic Life – Silver is available for public review and comment until April 22, 2014. The scientific criteria document includes English and French summaries and a toxicity appendix.

    Canadian Water Quality Guidelines for the Protection of Aquatic Life – Silver

    Summary of Canadian Water Quality Guidelines for the Protection of Aquatic Life – Silver

    Toxicity Appendix for Canadian Water Quality Guidelines for the Protection of Aquatic Life – Silver
     
    Sommaire des Recommandations canadiennes pour la qualité des eaux : protection de la vie aquatique - argent

    Annexe de toxicité des Recommandations canadiennes pour la qualité des eaux : protection de la vie aquatique – argent (en anglais seulement)

    Please submit comments to:
    Laura Crawford
    Canadian Council of Ministers of the Environment
    360 - 123 Main Street
    Winnipeg, MB    R3C 1A3
    Fax:  204-948-2865
    Email: lcrawford@ccme.ca



     

      



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