Notices

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

Water-related Notices

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  These chemicals are: atrazine, bentazon, cadmium, chromium (withdrawn on 11/09/01), 1,2-dibromo-3-...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  These chemicals are: atrazine, bentazon, cadmium, chromium (withdrawn on 11/09/01), 1,2...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 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.
Apr 28, 1998: Summary of the Public Health Goal for Fluoride
A Public Health Goal (PHG) of 1 ppm (1,000 ppb) is developed for fluoride in drinking water.
Apr 28, 1998: Summary of the Public Health Goal for Dinoseb
A Public Health Goal (PHG) of 14 ppb is developed for dinoseb in drinking water.
Apr 28, 1998: Summary of the Public Health Goal for Benzo(A)Pyrene (BaP)
A Public Health Goal (PHG) of 4 ppt is developed for benzo(a)pyrene (BaP) in drinking water.
Apr 28, 1998: Summary of the Public Health Goals for Nitrate and Nitrite
OEHHA developed Public Health Goals (PHGs) of 45 ppm for nitrate (equivalent to 10 ppm nitrate-nitrogen), 1 ppm for nitrite-nitrogen and 10 ppm for joint nitrate/nitrite (expressed as nitrogen) in...
Apr 28, 1998: Summary of the Public Health Goal for Dalapon
A Public Health Goal (PHG) of 790 ppb is developed for dalapon in drinking water.
Apr 28, 1998: Summary of the Public Health Goal for Picloram
A Public Health Goal (PHG) of 500 ppb is developed for picloram in drinking water
Apr 28, 1998: Summary of the Public Health Goal for Copper
A Public Health Goal (PHG) of 170 ppb is developed for copper in drinking water.
Apr 28, 1998: Summary of the Public Health Goal for Xylene
A Public Health Goal (PHG) of 1.8 ppm is developed for xylene(s) in drinking water.
Apr 28, 1998: Summary of the Public Health Goal for 1,1,2-Trichloro-1,2,2-Trifluoroethane (FC-113)
A Public Health Goal (PHG) of 4 mg/L (4 ppm) is developed for 1,1,2-trichloro-1,2,2- trifluoroethane (FC-113) in drinking water.

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