Ministry of Health releases surface water treatment objectives

Provincial surface water treatment objectives released

The Ministry of Health released its March 2012 report titled Drinking Water Treatment Objectives at the recent BCWWA conference in Penticton.

The long awaited standards provide much needed guidance to the province’s health authorities on the provincial standards for  treating surface water. The treatment objectives reiterate the 4, 3, 2, 1, 0 treatment objective for removal of viruses, protozoa and bacteria, and provide information regarding acceptable treatment approaches as well as providing raw and treated water turbidity objectives.

Follow this link to download a copy of the treatment objectives:  Drinking Water Treatment Objectives.

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