Technical Support Document for Water Quality-based Toxics Control
|EPA Number: ||440485032|
|Date of Publication:||September, 1985|
|Audience||concerned citizens, industry|
The reports provides guidance for each step in the water quality-based toxics control process from screening to compliance monitoring; Section 1 discusses the advantages and disadvantages of two approaches to toxics control: toxicity testing and chemical specific assessment; Section 2, Water Quality Criteria and Standards, contains a brief discussion of water quality standards and the derivation of ambient criteria to attain and maintain standards; Section 3, Effluent Characterization, describes procedures that provide the data needed to make decisions regarding toxic impact. More...
Water Pollution Control