Ontario"s water quality objective development process report by

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Statementprepared by Aquatic Criteria Development Committee, Water Resources Branch, Ontario Ministry of the Environment.
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 42, 6, 2, 1 p. ;
Number of Pages42
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23323444M
ISBN 100772975329

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The aesthetic objective, established for turbidity, is applicable to all water at the point of consumption (see Table 4). The water quality objectives recommended here, take into account these background conditions and changes in land use.

Continued population growth and development within the watershed, in addition to increasing recreational use, will present challenges to water quality protection in the future. water management policies guidelines provincial water quality objectives of the ministry of environment and energy july, Ministry’s Proposal for an Ontario Drinking Water Quality Standard for Selenium The Ministry has reviewed the Health Canada guideline and concurs with the advice from the Advisory Council.

There are no health impacts of changing the Ontario Drinking Water Quality Standard for Selenium from the current level of mg/L to mg/L.

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Rationale for the establishment of Ontario's provincial water quality objectives by Ontario. Ministry of the Environment. Publication date Topics Water quality management, Water quality. The Province should foster research into water issues and the development, transfer and applica-tion of decision-support tools (e.g., water budget models, water quality models) for the imple-mentation of watershed management.

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CVC is a community-based environmental organization originally formed by an Act of provincial government and dedicated to conserving, restoring, developing and managing natural resources on. When uncontrollable water quality factors result in the degradation of water quality beyond the levels or limits established herein as water quality objectives, the Regional Board will conduct a case-by-case analysis of the benefits and costs of preventing further degradation.

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Ontario Drinking Water Objectives (ODWO), 3 until shortly after Walkerton, when they were extended and incorporated into law as Ontario Regulation /00 under the Ontario Water Resources Act.4 Recommendation In setting drinking water quality standards, the objective should be such that, if the standards are met, a reasonable and.

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Objectives are informed by a site-specific water quality assessment using B.C. approved water quality guidelines or similar information, the values identified for the waterbody, the desired level of protection, and local and Indigenous knowledge. The development of WQOs is a collaborative process and may include partnerships with other levels.

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Two drinking water quality standards will be revised: • From mg/L to mg/L for Selenium; and • From mg/L to mg/L for Tetrachloroethylene. One drinking water standard, which is a sum of nitrate and nitrite, will be removed. Ontario already has individual drinking water quality standards for both nitrate and nitrite making.

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