Drinking Water Assessment Methodology Workshop
Procedures Used to Estimate Drinking Water Concentrations
for Use in Human Health Risk Assessments
February 28, 2001
Radisson Hotel Old Town, 901 North Fairfax Street, Alexandria, Virginia
Marcia Mulkey, Director Office of Pesticide Programs, EPA
Allen Jennings, Director, Office of Pest Management, USDA
- Elizabeth Leovey, Ph.D. Introduction of speakers, discussion of
agenda, what we intend to accomplish, and what attendees can expect
to learn from the workshop.
- Nelson Thurman, M.S.
Why we assess concentrations of pesticides in drinking water, how these assessments differ from those for food, and an explanation of the tiered approach for this process.
SOURCES AND TOOLS
a. Discussion of the models used at each tier, the inputs, outputs and sources of data which feed the models. Jim Cowles, Ph.D.
of sources of monitoring data and how these data are used in the assessment.
- R.David Jones, Ph.D.
- Betsy Behl, MS.
How we intend to factor drinking water treatment into the assessment.
OF THE AFTERNOON SESSION - Betsy Behl, MS.
STUDY - James Hetrick, Ph.D.
Audience will participate in a drinking water assessment of a chemical currently being evaluated in the reregistration process.
AND FUTURE DIRECTIONS
a. Discussion of field data driven regression models - Ron Parker, Ph.D.
|3:35-3:55||b. Future plans
for ground water modeling - Michael Barrett, Ph.D. c. Monitoring Data/Interagency
Workgroup - Mah Shamim, Ph.D.