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Canadian Guidelines for Drinking Water Quality
	Sampling medium:	Drinking water
	Resource protected:	Human health

	Sources: 		Available in the following references:
1. Health Canada, 1996, Guidelines for Canadian drinking water quality, 6th ed.: Federal­Provincial Subcommittee on Drinking Water of the Federal­Provincial Advisory Committee on Occupational and Environmental Health, Minister of Supply and Services Canada 89 p.

2. Canadian Council of Resource and Environment Ministers, 1997, Canadian water quality guidelines (rev. ed.): Ottawa, Ontario, Task Force on Water Quality Guidelines, Canadian Council of Resource and Environment Ministers, loose-leaf (originally published 1987), 23 appendixes.

Consensus-Based Sediment Quality Guidelines

	Sampling medium:	Bed sediment
	Resource protected:	Aquatic life

	Source:  		Available in the following reference:
MacDonald, D.D., Ingersoll, C.G., and Berger, T.A., 2000, Development and evaluation of consensus-based sediment quality guidelines for freshwater ecosystems: Arch. Environ. Contam. Toxicol. 39:20­31

NAS Drinking Water and Health Recommendations

	Sampling medium:	Drinking water
	Resource protected:	Human health

	Sources: 		Available in the following references:
1. National Research Council, Safe Drinking Water Committee, 1977, Drinking water and health: National Academy of Sciences, v. 1, 939 p.

2. National Research Council, Safe Drinking Water Committee, 1980a, Drinking water and health: Washington, D.C., National Academy Press, v. 2, 393 p.

3. National Research Council, Safe Drinking Water Committee,1980b, Drinking water and health: Washington, D.C., National Academy Press, v. 3, 415 p.

4. National Research Council, Safe Drinking Water Committee, 1982, Drinking water and health: Washington, D.C., National Academy Press, v. 4, 299 p.

5. National Research Council, Safe Drinking Water Committee, 1983, Drinking water and health: Washington, D.C., National Academy Press, v. 5, 157 p.

6. National Research Council, Safe Drinking Water Committee, 1986, Drinking water and health: Washington, D.C., National Academy Press, v. 6, 457 p.

7. National Research Council, Safe Drinking Water Committee, 1987a, Drinking water and health, disinfectants and disinfectant by-products: Washington, D.C., National Academy Press, v. 7, 207 p.

8. National Research Council, Safe Drinking Water Committee, 1987b, Pharmaco- kinetics in risk assessment, drinking water and health: Washington, D.C., National Academy Press, v. 8, 488 p.

9. National Research Council, Safe Drinking Water Committee, 1989, Drinking water and health, selected issues in risk assessment: Washington, D.C., National Academy Press, v. 9, 268 p.

NAS/NAE Recommended Maximum Concentrations in Water

        Sampling medium:        Ambient surface water
        Resource protected:     Aquatic life

        Source:                 Available in the following reference:
National Academy of Sciences and National Academy of Engineering, 1973, Water quality criteria, 1972: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, EPA R3-73-033, 594 p.

NAS/NAE Recommended Maximum Tissue Concentrations

	Sampling medium:	Whole fish
	Resource protected:	Fish-eating wildlife

	Source:  		Available in the following reference:
National Academy of Sciences and National Academy of Engineering, 1973, Water quality criteria, 1972: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, EPA R3-73-033, 594 p.

New York Fish Flesh Criteria for Piscivorous Wildlife

	Sampling medium:	Whole fish
	Resource protected:	Fish-eating wildlife
	
	Source: 		Available in the following reference:
Newell, A.J., Johnson, D.W., and Allen, L.K., 1987, Niagara River Biota Contamination Project: Fish flesh criteria for piscivorous wildlife: New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, Division of Fish and Wildlife, Bureau of Environmental Protection, Technical Report 87-3, 180 p.

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