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NEW
Jun11, 2015

Technical Bulletin Respecting Updates to the Guidelines for Canadian Drinking Water Quality

In January 2015,  Atlantic PIRI revised the Tier I and II screening level tables in Appendix 3 and 4 of the Atlantic RBCA User Guidance following a Health Canada update to the Canadian Drinking Water Quality Guidelines.  The purpose of this technical bulletin is to provide step-by-step guidance on updating the Atlantic RBCA toolkit Chem/Tox database for Ethylbenzene and Xylenes.

NEW
Mar25, 2015

Publicly Accessible Information on Contaminated Sites – Final Report

This report represents a comprehensive review of how other jurisdictions manage or distribute information to the public on properties impacted by contaminants. Jurisdictions can use this document as a “snapshot” to illustrate the various options or tools used to share and distribute information to the public respecting the registering of contaminated properties.

NEW
Jan31, 2015

Updated Tier I and Tier II Screening Level Tables

Health Canada recently updated the Canadian Drinking Water Quality Guidelines (October 2014), which included revised guidelines for Ethylbenzene and Xylenes. To reflect the changes, Atlantic PIRI has revised the Tier I and II screening level tables in Appendix 3 and 4 (January 2015).  The values which have been changed are highlighted in blue.

 

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How do I use the TPH values in the Tier I Look Up Table when comparing them to the TPH reports received from the laboratory?

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