Notices

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

Water-related Notices

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.
Jul 10, 2001: Health Risk Information for Public Health Goal Exceedance Reports
The Health Risk Information for Public Health Goal Exceedence report for 2001 is now available.
Jul 5, 2001: Proposed Action Level for Carbon Disulfide
OEHHA has determined that 160 ug/L (ppb) of carbon disulfide in drinking water is protective of human health.
Jul 1, 2001: Initiation of Risk Assessments for Chemicals in Drinking Water (2001)
OEHHA announces the initiation of Risk Assessments for Chemicals in Drinking Water in 2001 for the following chemicals: 1,1-dichloroethane, cis/trans-1,2-dichloroethylene, 2,3,7,8-...
Jun 29, 2001: Public Health Goal for Benzene in Drinking Water
The final technical support document for the Public Health Goal for benzene in drinking water is available.
May 24, 2001: Proposed Notification levels for 1,2,4-Trimethylbenzene and 1,3,5-Trimethylbenzene
OEHHA recommends an action level of 330 ppb (ug/L) for both 1,2,4-trimethylbenzene and 1,3,5-trimethylbenzene in drinking water.
Apr 6, 2001: Public Health Goal for Aluminum in Drinking Water
The final technical support document for the Public Health Goal for aluminum is available
Mar 27, 2001: State to Develop Health Goal, Seeks Scientific Review of Chromium 6 in Drinking Water
The California Environmental Protection Agency, on behalf of OEHHA, has asked the University of California (UC) to establish a blue-ribbon panel of expert scientists nationwide to review scientific...
Oct 27, 2000: Proposed Notification Level for n-Propylbenzene
OEHHA recommends a Notification Level of 260 mg/L for n-propylbenzene in drinking water.
Oct 27, 2000: Proposed Notification Levels for sec-Butylbenzene and tert-Butylbenzene
OEHHA recommends action levels of 260 ppb (ug/L) for sec-butylbenzene and tert-butylbenzene.
Sep 8, 2000: Announcement of Public Health Goals for 6 Chemicals in Drinking Water
OEHHA announces the availability of six Public Health Goals for chemicals in drinking water.  These chemicals are: carbofuran, carbon tetrachloride, dichloromethane, diquat, thiobencarb, and vinyl...
Aug 24, 2000: Proposed Notification Level for Vanadium
OEHHA recommends a Notification Level of 15 ppb (ug/L) for vanadium in drinking water.
Jun 7, 2000: Proposed Action Level for 2-Chlorotoluene
OEHHA recommends an action level of 140 ppb (ug/L) for o-chlorotoluene in drinking water.
Apr 20, 2000: Proposed Notification Level for Naphthalene
OEHHA recommends a Notification Level of 170 ppb (ug/L) for naphthalene in drinking water.
Feb 11, 2000: Second Posting of Draft Technical Support Documents for Proposed Public Health Goals for 12 Chemicals in Drinking Water
OEHHA announces the availability of a second draft of 12 draft technical support documents for Public Health Goals (PHGs) for chemicals in drinking water.  These chemicals are: aluminum, benzene,...
Dec 29, 1999: Proposed Notification Level for Methyl Isobutyl Ketone
OEHHA determined a proposed Notification Level of 120 ppb (ug/L) for methyl isobutyl ketone.
Oct 8, 1999: Announcement of Public Workshop for Proposed Public Health Goals for 12 Chemicals in Drinking Water
OEHHA announces a public workshop to discuss 12 draft technical support documents for Public Health Goals (PHGs) for chemicals in drinking water.  These chemicals are: aluminum, benzene, carbofuran,...
Jul 1, 1999: Chemicals Undergoing Evaluation for Public Health Goal Development in 1999
The following chemicals are undergoing evaluation for Public Health Goal development in 1999: aluminum, benzene, carbofuran, carbon tetrachloride, dichloromethane (DCM), diquat, nickel, perchlorate,...

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