Whole Effluent Toxicity: How New Regulations Will Impact NPDES Permittees
The schedule and timing of individual presentations within a session is subject to change based on the actual length of each presentation. Contact hours are awarded for attendance at the session and will be given for the actual length of the session.
Engineering Manager West Yost Associates Concord, California
The statewide toxicity policy being prepared by the State Water Board will affect NPDES-permitted facilities that conduct Whole Effluent Toxicity testing. We will address the following questions. Where does the policy stand today? How will it affect your facility? Are there special considerations for the chronic Ceriodaphnia dubia test?
Understand the basics of whole effluent toxicity testing.
Understand challenges with conducting whole effluent toxicity testing.
Gain a familiarity with how whole effluent toxicity NPDES permit requirements will change based on the State Water Resources Control Board's statewide toxicity provisions.