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Whole Effluent Toxicity (WET) Evaluation Summary

Publication number Date Published
98-16May 1998
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Author(s) Marshall, Randall
Description The Water Quality Program’s Permit Management Section has planned from the beginning to evaluate the implementation of the state’s regulation on Whole Effluent Toxicity (WET) adopted in October 1993. Since then, we have been very active in evaluating the performance of WET tests and have developed a detailed review process for the WET test results. This document summarizes our experience with WET testing and effluent toxicity. It also presents our thoughts on the interaction of
regulation and science in controlling toxicity in the state’s waters. If you wish, we have available another version of this document which is twice as long, contains greater detail, and cites references.
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Keywords chemistry, toxicity, environmental, evaluation, water, toxic, quality, management, effluent, Environmental Protection Agency

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