Water Quality Standards: Regulations and Resources

Announcements and Upcoming Events (Meetings, Requests for Comments, Training, and more)

Comment Period Open: Proposed Rule for Revision of Selenium Water Quality Criteria Applicable to the Salt and Estuarine Waters of San Francisco Bay and Delta

EPA is now accepting comments on a proposed rule to revise the current federal Clean Water Act selenium water quality criteria applicable to the salt and estuarine waters of San Francisco Bay and Delta.
07/15/2016 8:00AM EDT

Comment Period Open: Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking - Federal Baseline Water Quality Standards for Indian Reservations

On 9/19/16, the EPA Administrator signed an advance notice of proposed rulemaking to invite comments on whether to establish federal baseline water quality standards for Indian reservation waters that do not currently have them.
09/20/2016 12:15AM EDT

Available for Comment: Draft Technical Support Materials for the Final Freshwater Aquatic Life Selenium Criterion

EPA has posted for public comment four draft technical documents supporting state and tribal adoption and implementation of EPA's 2016 Clean Water Act section 304(a) selenium criterion.
10/14/2016 1:00AM EDT