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Title: Candidate substances requiring Environmental Quality Standards (EQS)
Author: A.R. Agg
Document Type: Monograph
Annotation: EA additional title info: Report No PRS 2309-M
Abstract:
Environmental quality standards (EQSs) provide the basis for the management of surface water quality in the UK with national standards adopted for various potentially dangerous substances. In view of the requirement to set statutory quality objectives, it is appropriate to consider which additional substances are likely to be present in UK waters and need to be regulated for effective control of surface water quality. Existing EQS development has been reviewed together with brief consideration of sources of potentially detrimental substances likely to affect surface water quality and for which standards may need to be derived for recognised uses of water.
Publisher: National Rivers Authority
Publication Date: 1989
Publication Place: Bristol
Subject Keywords: Surface waterWater pollutionEnvironmental qualityDangerous substances
Geographic Keywords: United Kingdom
Extent: 22
Permalink: http://www.environmentdata.org/archive/ealit:2352
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