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Water-related Notices

Aug 4, 2017: Comment Period - Draft Technical Support Document on the Proposed Update of the Public Health Goals for Cis-/Trans-1,2-Dichloroethylene in Drinking Water
The Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) of the California Environmental Protection Agency is announcing the availability of the draft technical support document for the update
Aug 4, 2017: Draft Technical Support Document on the Proposed Update of the Public Health Goals for Cis-/Trans-1,2-Dichloroethylene in Drinking Water - Comment Period and Workshop
Draft technical support document for the update of the Public Health Goals (PHGs) for cis-1,2-dichloroethylene (cis-1,2-DCE) and trans-1,2-dichloroethylene (trans-1,2-DCE) in drinking water.  The...
Aug 4, 2017: Public Workshop - Draft Technical Support Document on the Proposed Update of the Public Health Goals for Cis-/Trans-1,2-Dichloroethylene in Drinking Water
September 18, 2017 workshop on the draft technical support document for the update of the Public Health Goals (PHGs) for cis-1,2-dichloroethylene (cis-1,2-DCE) and trans-1,2-dichloroethylene (trans-1...
Dec 16, 2016: Draft Technical Support Document on the Proposed Update of the Public Health Goals for Nitrate and Nitrite in Drinking Water
Proposed update of the PHGs for nitrate and nitrite published in 1997.  OEHHA is proposing to retain the original PHG values.
Dec 16, 2016: Comment Period - Proposed Update of the Public Health Goals for Nitrate and Nitrite in Drinking Water
Comment period on the proposed update of the PHGs for nitrate and nitrite published in 1997.  OEHHA is proposing to retain the original PHG values.
Dec 16, 2016: Public Workshop - Proposed Update of the Public Health Goals for Nitrate and Nitrite in Drinking Water
The workshop is provided to enable a dialogue between OEHHA scientists and the public to discuss the scientific basis of the proposed PHG updates, and to receive comments.
Nov 23, 2016: 15-Day Extension of Data Submission Period for Initiation of Risk Assessments for Chemicals in Drinking Water
Extension of Public Comment period on the PHG review for Nickel
Nov 10, 2016: 15-Day Extension of Data Submission Period for Initiation of Risk Assessments for Chemicals in Drinking Water
Extension of Public Comment period on the PHG review for: Hexavalent Chromium
Oct 28, 2016: Initiation of Risk Assessments for Chemicals in Drinking Water (2016)
Initiation of PHG reviews for four chemicals: Cis-1,2-Dichloroethylene, Trans-1,2-Dichloroethylene, Hexavalent Chromium and Nickel
Oct 28, 2016: Comment Period - Initiation of Risk Assessments for Chemicals in Drinking Water
Comment period on the Initiation of PHG reviews for four chemicals: Cis-1,2-Dichloroethylene, Trans-1,2-Dichloroethylene, Hexavalent Chromium and Nickel
Sep 23, 2016: Final Technical Support Document on Updated Public Health Goal for Antimony in Drinking Water
Includes changes in critical study and endpoint selection, and updated dose-response analysis and exposure estimates.  These changes resulted in the revision of the antimony PHG to 1 ppb.
Sep 23, 2016: Announcement of Publication of Drinking Water Public Health Goals and Availability of Final Technical Support Document for: Carbofuran, Diquat, Endrin, Picloram, and Thiobencarb
The updated PHGs are 0.7 parts per billion (ppb) for carbofuran, 6 ppb for diquat, 0.3 ppb for endrin, 166 ppb for picloram, and 42 ppb for thiobencarb, all based on non-cancer effects.
Jul 29, 2016: Second Public Comment Period - Draft Technical Support Document on the Proposed Updates of Public Health Goals for Carbofuran, Diquat, Endrin, Picloram, and Thiobencarb in Drinking Water
2nd public comment period proposed updated PHGs for Carbofuran (0.7 ppb), Diquat (6 ppb), Endrin (0.3 ppb), Picloram (166 ppb), and Thiobencarb (42 ppb) in drinking water.
Jul 29, 2016: Announcement of Second Public Comment Period - Draft Technical Support Document on the Proposed Updates of Public Health Goals for Carbofuran, Diquat, Endrin, Picloram, and Thiobencarb in Drinking Water
Written comments for the proposed updates of Public Health Goals (PHGs) for carbofuran, diquat, endrin, picloram, and thiobencarb in drinking water must be received by the PHG program by 5:00 p.m. on...
Jul 22, 2016: Public Comment Period - Draft Public Health Goal for Antimony in Drinking Water
Announcement of the second public comment period on the draft Public Health Goal (PHG) for antimony in drinking water.  The draft PHG would revise the PHG from 20 ppb to 1 ppb.
Jul 22, 2016: Draft Technical Support Document on the Proposed Update of the Public Health Goal for Antimony in Drinking Water
2nd public comment period on the draft Public Health Goal (PHG) for antimony in drinking water.  The draft PHG would revise the PHG from 20 ppb to 1 ppb.
Jan 29, 2016: Health Risk Information for Public Health Goal Exceedance Reports
OEHHA's 2016 report of water contaminants that exceed Public Health Goals.
Sep 28, 2015: Public Health Goal Workshop for Carbofuran, Diquat, Endrin, Picloram, and Thiobencarb
Workshop to discuss the scientific basis of the proposed PHG updates outlined in the Draft Technical Support Document for the Public Health Goals for Carbofuran, Diquat, Endrin, Picloram, and...
Aug 14, 2015: Comment Period on the Draft PHG updates for Carbofuran, Diquat, Endrin, Picloram, and Thiobencarb
September 28, 2015 workshop to discuss the draft technical support document for proposed updates of the Public Health Goals (PHGs) for carbofuran, diquat, endrin, picloram, and thiobencarb in...
Aug 14, 2015: Draft Technical Support Document for the Public Health Goals for Carbofuran, Diquat, Endrin, Picloram, and Thiobencarb
Draft technical support document on proposed updates of the public health goals (PHGs) for carbofuran, diquat, endrin, picloram, and thiobencarb.

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