Notices

Legal notices and other information about Public Health Goals, Notification Levels and other water-related content.

Water-related Notices

Mar 12, 2004: Public Health Goal for Perchlorate
The Public Health Goal for perchlorate was finalized and the technical support document was made available.
Mar 12, 2004: Publication of the Final Technical Support Document for the Public Health Goal for Perchlorate in Drinking Water and Responses to Major Comments on the Technical Support Document
OEHHA announced that the public health goal (PHG) for perchlorate in drinking water was identified as 6 ppb (parts per billion).
Jan 14, 2004: Three Scientific Peer Reviews of the Draft Public Health Goal for Perchlorate in Drinking Water
Three scientific peer reviews on the draft Public Health Goal for perchlorate are available.
Nov 7, 2003: Second Public Comment Period for the Proposed Public Health Goal for Arsenic in Drinking Water
OEHHA announces a second public comment period for the revised draft Public Health Goal for arsenic in drinking water.
Sep 26, 2003: Final Technical Support Documents for Public Health Goals for 11 Chemicals in Drinking Water
The finalized Public Health Goals for 11 chemicals in drinking water are available.  These chemicals are: asbestos, barium, beryllium, chlorobenzene, 1,1-dichloroethane, diethylhexyl adipate,...
Mar 7, 2003: Public Workshop and Comment Period for the Draft Public Health Goal for Arsenic in Drinking Water
OEHHA announces a public workshop and comment period for the draft Public Health Goal for arsenic in drinking water.
Mar 7, 2003: OEHHA Releases Draft Health Goal for Arsenic in Drinking Water
OEHHA conducted an exhaustive analysis of all available scientific studies on the health effects of arsenic. The proposed PHG of 4 parts per trillion is based upon studies of hundreds of thousands of...
Dec 6, 2002: Announcement of Second Public Comment Period for 11 Draft Technical Support Documents for Proposed Public Health Goals for Chemicals in Drinking Water
OEHHA announces a second public comment period for the revised draft technical support documents for proposed Public Health Goals for 11 chemicals.  These chemicals are: asbestos, barium, beryllium,...
Dec 6, 2002: Second Public Comment Period for Draft Public Health Goal for Perchlorate
OEHHA announces a second public comment period for the proposed Public Health Goal for Perchlorate.
May 30, 2002: Announcement of Public Workshop and Comment Period for 11 Draft Technical Support Documents for Proposed Public Health Goals for Chemicals in Drinking Water
OEHHA announces the availability of the revised draft technical support documents for proposed Public Health Goals for 11 chemicals.  These chemicals are: asbestos, barium, beryllium, chlorobenzene,...
May 1, 2002: Initiation of Risk Assessments for Chemicals in Drinking Water (2002)
OEHHA posted a notice detailing the initation of risk assessments in 2002 in connection with the development of Public Health Goals.
Apr 30, 2002: Public Comment Period for a Draft Technical Support Document for the Proposed Public Health Goal for Perchlorate in Drinking Water
OEHHA announces a public comment period for the draft Public Health Goal for perchlorate.
Mar 8, 2002: Public Workshop and Discussion of the Draft Public Health Goal for Perchlorate in Drinking Water
OEHHA announces a public workship for the proposed Public Health Goal for perchlorate in drinking water.
Jan 7, 2002: Proposed Action Level for Chlorate
OEHHA recommends an action level of 200 ug/L (ppb) chlorate in drinking water.
Nov 9, 2001: Withdrawl of the Public Health Goal for Chromium
OEHHA withdraws the Public Health Goal for total chromium.
Nov 9, 2001: OEHHA Withdraws Public Health Goal for Chromium
Announcement of the withdrawal of the 2.5 ppb PHG for chromium, in order to develop a PHG specifically for chromium 6, or hexavalent chromium.  The new PHG will replace the withdrawn "total chromium...
Sep 28, 2001: Public Health Goal for Simazine in Drinking Water
The final technical support document for the Public Health Goal for simazine is available.
Sep 7, 2001: OEHHA Receives Scientific Reveiw Committee's Chromium 6 Report
A scientific panel of experts convened by the University of California has submitted to OEHHA a review of health issues relating to the presence of chromium 6 in drinking water.  The committee's...
Aug 31, 2001: Public Health Goal for Tetrachloroethylene in Drinking Water
The finalized technical support document for the Public Health Goal for tetrachloroethylene is available.
Aug 17, 2001: Public Health Goals for Nickel and Uranium
OEHHA announces the availability of the technical support documents for the Public Health Goals for nickel and uranium.

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