Notices

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

Water-related Notices

Mar 9, 1999: Public Health Goal for Methyl Tertiary Butyl Ether in Drinking Water
OEHHA adopted a Public Health Goal (PHG) of 13 ppb (parts per billion, or micrograms per liter) for methyl tertiary butyl ether (MTBE) in drinking water.
Feb 4, 1999: Adoption of 20 Public Health Goals
In 1999, OEHHA adopted 20 Public Health Goals (PHGs) for chemicals in California drinking water.  These chemicals are: atrazine, bentazon, cadmium, chromium (withdrawn on 11/09/01), 1,2-dibromo-3-...
Feb 1, 1999: Technical Support Documents for Public Health Goals for 20 Chemicals in Drinking Water
OEHHA published technical support documents for Public Health Goals (PHGs) for 20 chemicals in drinking water.  These chemicals are: atrazine, bentazon, cadmium, chromium (withdrawn on 11/09/01), 1,2...
Sep 25, 1998: Public Workshop and Discussion of the Draft Public Health Goals for Chemicals in Drinking Water
OEHHA announces a workshop for discussion of the draft technical support documents for Public Health Goals for chemicals in drinking water.  The chemicals are: atrazine; bentazon; cadmium; chromium;...
Jul 10, 1998: Process for PHG Development and Chemicals Undergoing Evaluation
Description of Public Health Goals (PHGs) and the process of PHG development.
Jul 10, 1998: Withdrawl of the Public Health Goal for Uranium
OEHHA withdrew the previously established Public Health Goal for uranium, and announced intention to develop and adopt a new PHG.
Jun 29, 1998: Notice of Uranium PHG Withdrawl
OEHHA announced intent to publish in the California Regulatory Notice Register (CRNR) the withdrawal of the Public Health Goal for uranium.
Jun 4, 1998: Public Comment Period for a Draft Technical Support Document for the Proposed Public Health Goal for Methyl Tertiary Butyl Ether (MTBE) in Drinking Water
OEHHA solicited external scientific peer review and public comments on a draft technical support document on the proposed Public Health Goal (PHG) for methyl tertiary butyl ether (MTBE) in drinking...
Jun 1, 1998: Draft Technical Support Document on the Proposed Public Health Goal for Methyl Tertiary Butyl Ether (MTBE) in Drinking Water
OEHHA has made available a draft of the proposed Public Health Goal for methyl tertiary butyl ether (MTBE) in drining water.
Apr 28, 1998: Summary of the Public Health Goal for 1,4-Dichlorobenzene (1,4-DCB)
A Public Health Goal (PHG) of 0.006 mg/L (6 ppb) is developed for 1,4-dichlorobenzene (1,4-DCB) in drinking water.
Apr 28, 1998: Summary of the Public Health Goal for Endothall
A Public Health Goal (PHG) of 580 ppb for endothall in drinking water is developed based on gastric toxicity observed in dogs.
Apr 28, 1998: Summary of the Public Health Goal for Alachlor
A Public Health Goal (PHG) of 0.004 mg/L (4 ppb) is developed for alachlor in drinking water.
Apr 28, 1998: Summary of the Public Health Goal for Trichlorofluoromethane (FC-11)
A Public Health Goal (PHG) of 0.7 mg/L (700 ppb) for trichlorofluoromethane (FC-11) is developed.
Apr 28, 1998: Summary of the Public Health Goal for Antimony
A Public Health Goal (PHG) of 20 ppb is developed for antimony and its compounds in drinking water.
Apr 28, 1998: Summary of the Public Health Goal for Uranium
A Public Health Goal (PHG) of 1 ppb is developed for natural uranium in drinking water based on carcinogenicity.
Apr 28, 1998: Summary of the Public Health Goal for Cyanide
A Public Health Goal (PHG) of 150 ppb is developed for cyanide in drinking water.
Apr 28, 1998: Summary of the Public Health Goal for 1,2-Dichlorobenzene (1,2-DCB)
A Public Health Goal (PHG) of 0.6 mg/L (600 ppb) is developed for 1,2-dichlorobenzene (1,2-DCB) in drinking water.
Apr 28, 1998: Summary of the Public Health Goal for Diethylhexyl Phthalate (DEHP)
A Public Health Goal (PHG) of 12 ppb is developed for diethylhexyl phthalate (DEHP) in drinking water.
Apr 28, 1998: Summary of the Public Health Goal for Ethylbenzene
A Public Health Goal (PHG) of 0.3 mg/L (300 ppb) is developed for ethylbenzene in drinking water.
Apr 28, 1998: Summary of the Public Health Goal for 2,4-Dichlorophenoxyacetic Acid (2,4-D)
A Public Health Goal (PHG) of 70 ppb is developed for 2,4-dichlorophenoxyacetic acid (2,4-D) in drinking water.

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