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Short-Term Methods for Estimating the Chronic Toxicity of Effluents and Receiving Waters to Freshwater Organisms, Fourth Edition

EPA Number: 821R02013
Date of Publication:October, 2002
Pages:350
Audienceconcerned citizens, industry

Available from:
WEBhttp://www.epa.gov/waterscience/WET/disk3/
NTIS# PB2002-108489Ordering Information
The objective of aquatic toxicity tests with effluents or pure compounds is to estimate the 'safe' or 'no effect' concentration of these substances, which is defined as the concentration which will permit normal propagation of fish and other aquatic life in the receiving waters. More...

Keywords:
Test Methods
Toxicity Testing
Effluents
Water Pollution
Concentration
Water Quality
Standards
Algae
Aquatic Animals
Freshwater Biology
Daphnia
Fathead Minnow
National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES)


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