New Guidance Documents Available

New Guidance Documents Available for Drinking Water Quality and other related updates:

The new Guidance Document for Chloral hydrate, approved by the Federal- Provincial-Territorial Committee on Drinking Water and the Federal-Provincial-Territorial Committee on Health and the Environment, is now available on Health Canada's web site:

http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/ewh-semt/pubs/water-eau/chloral_hydrate-chloral/index-eng.php

The new Guideline Technical Document for Haloacetic Acids, approved by the
Federal-Provincial-Territorial Committee on Drinking Water and the Federal-Provincial-Territorial Committee on Health and the Environment, is now available on Health Canada's web site:

http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/ewh-semt/pubs/water-eau/haloaceti/index-eng.php

Environment Canada to Require Reporting on Nanomaterials. Please look at the following website for more information:

http://www.ec.gc.ca/substances/nsb/eng/home_e.shtml

Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care releases a Guideline entitled ”Response to Standard Exceedances of Lead in Drinking Water Supplies under O. Reg. 170/03”. The guidance document also gives background information as well as those who are at greatest risk. Please download the document at the following web site:

www.health.gov.on.ca/ebr/response_drinking_water_supplies.pdf

 

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