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Main Title Metals translator : guidance for calculating a total recoverable permit limit from a dissolved criterion.
CORP Author United States. Environmental protection agency. Office of water.; Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC. Office of Water.
Publisher U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Water,
Year Published 1996
Report Number EPA 823-B-96-007;PB96-197553
Stock Number PB96-197553
OCLC Number 36172434
Subjects Metals ; Water--Pollution ; Toxicity testing
Additional Subjects Water pollution sampling ; Dissolved solids ; Toxicity ; Suspended solids ; Ecological concentration ; Sorption ; Desorption ; Salinity ; Ph factor ; Fractions ; Sample preparation ; Data quality ; Site surveys ; Pollution regulations ; Water quality standards ; Metals translation ; Partition coefficient ; Data generation
Internet Access
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Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EHAD  EPA/823-B-96-007 Region 1 Library/Boston,MA 04/25/1997
EJBD  EPA/823-B-96-007 Headquarters Library/Washington,DC 01/17/1997
ELBD ARCHIVE EPA/823-B-96-007 Received from HQ AWBERC Library/Cincinnati,OH 10/04/2023
ESAD  EPA 823-B-96-007 2 copies Region 10 Library/Seattle,WA 06/03/2016
NTIS  PB96-197553 Some EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. 07/26/2022
Collation vi, 60 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.
This technical guidance examines what is needed in order to develop a metals translator. The translator is the fraction of total recoverable metal in the downstream water that is dissolved; that is, the dissolved metal concentration divided by the total recoverable metal concentration. Appendix A illustrates how the translator is applied in deriving permit limits for metals for single sites and as part of a TMDL for multiple sources. Appendix B presents some indications of site specificity in translator values. Appendix C illustrates the process of calculating the translator. Appendix D provides some detail of a statistical procedure to estimate sample size. Appendices E and F present information on clean sampling and analytical techniques which the reader may elect to follow.
Cover title. "June 1996." "EPA 823-B-96-007." Includes bibliographical references (p. 29-30).