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Nov. '05 Summary of Changes to Ground Water Quality Standards (GWQS)

 

Constituent

CASRN

Previous GWQS

November 2005 GWQS

Acenaphthene

83-32-9

400

400

Acenaphthylene

208-96-8

NA

Delete

Acetone

67-64-1

700

6,000

Acetophenone

98-86-2

1,000

700

Acrolein

107-02-8

10

5*

Acrylamide

79-06-1

0.008

0.2*

Acrylonitrile

107-13-1

50

2*

Adipates (Di(2-ethylhexyl)adipate) (DEHA)

103-23-1

400

30

Alachlor

15972-60-8

2

0.4

Aldicarb sulfone

1646-88-4

3

7

Aldrin

309-00-2

0.04

0.04*

Aluminum

7429-90-5

200

200

Ammonia (Total)

7664-41-7

200

3,000

Aniline

62-53-3

6

6

Anthracene

120-12-7

2,000

2,000

Antimony (Total)

7440-36-0

20

6

Arsenic (Total)

7440-38-2

8

3*

Asbestos

1332-21-4

7X106f/L>10um#

7X106f/L>10um#

Atrazine

1912-24-9

3

3

Barium

7440-39-3

2,000

2,000

Benz(a)anthracene

56-55-3

0.2

0.1*

Benzene

71-43-2

1

1*

Benzidine

92-87-5

50

20*

Benzo(a)pyrene (BaP)

50-32-8

0.2

0.1*

Benzo(b)fluoranthene (3,4-Benzofluoranthene)

205-99-2

10

0.2*

Benzo(ghi)perylene

191-24-2

100

Delete

Benzo(k)fluoranthene

207-08-9

1

0.5

Benzoic acid

65-85-0

30,000

30,000

Benzyl alcohol

100-51-6

2,000

2,000

Beryllium

7440-41-7

20

1

alpha-BHC- (alpha-HCH)

319-84-6

0.02

0.02*

beta-BHC (beta-HCH)

319-85-7

0.2

0.04*

gamma-BHC (gamma-HCH/Lindane)

58-89-9

0.2

0.03

1,1-Biphenyl

92-52-4

400

400

Bis(2-chloroethyl) ether

111-44-4

10

7*

Bis(2-chloroisopropyl) ether

108-60-1

300

300

Bis(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP)

117-81-7

30

3*

Bromodichloromethane (Dichlorobromomethane)

75-27-4

1

1*

Bromoform

75-25-2

4

4

n-Butanol (n-Butyl alcohol)

71-36-3

900

700

tertiary-Butyl alcohol (TBA)

75-65-0

100

100

Butylbenzyl phthalate

85-68-7

100

100

Cadmium

7440-43-9

4

4

Camphor

76-22-2

NA

1,000

Carbofuran

1563-66-2

40

40

Carbon disulfide

75-15-0

800

700

Carbon tetrachloride

56-23-5

2

1*

Chlordane

57-74-9

0.5

0.5*

Chloride

16887-00-6

250,000

250,000

4-Chloroaniline (p-Chloroaniline)

106-47-8

30

30

Chlorobenzene (Monochlorobenzene)

108-90-7

50

50

Chloroform

67-66-3

6

70

4-Chloro-3-methylphenol (3-Methyl-4-chlorophenol)

59-50-7

100

Delete

2-Chloronaphthalene

91-58-7

600

600

2-Chlorophenol

95-57-8

40

40

Chlorpyrifos

2921-88-2

20

20

Chromium (Total)

7440-47-3

100

70

Chrysene

218-01-9

5

5

Color

20 CU

10 CU

Copper

7440-50-8

1,000

1,300

Cumene (Isopropyl benzene)

98-82-8

800

700

Cyanide (free Cyanide)

57-12-5

200

100

2,4-D (2,4-Dichlorophenoxyacetic acid)

94-75-7

70

70

Dalapon (2,2-Dichloropropionic acid)

75-99-0

200

200

4,4'-DDD (p,p'-TDE)

72-54-8

0.1

0.1

4,4'-DDE

72-55-9

0.1

0.1

4,4'-DDT

50-29-3

0.1

0.1

Demeton

8065-48-3

0.3

1*

Dibenz(a,h)anthracene

53-70-3

0.5

0.3*

Dibromochloromethane (Chlorodibromomethane)

124-48-1

10

1*

1,2-Dibromo-3-chloropropane (DBCP)

96-12-8

1

0.02

Di-n-butyl phthalate

84-74-2

900

700

1,2-Dichlorobenzene (ortho)

95-50-1

600

600

1,3-Dichlorobenzene (meta)

541-73-1

600

600

1,4-Dichlorobenzene (para)

106-46-7

75

75

3,3-Dichlorobenzidine

91-94-1

60

30*

Dichlorodifluoromethane (Freon 12)

75-71-8

1,000

1,000

1,1-Dichloroethane (1,1-DCA)

75-34-3

50

50

1,2-Dichloroethane

107-06-2

2

2*

1,1-Dichloroethylene (1,1-DCE)

75-35-4

2

1

cis-1,2-Dichloroethylene

156-59-2

70

70

trans-1,2-Dichloroethylene

156-60-5

100

100

2,4-Dichlorophenol (DCP)

120-83-2

20

20

1,2-Dichloropropane

78-87-5

1

1*

cis-1,3-Dichloropropene

10061-01-5

NA

Delete

trans-1,3-Dichloropropene

10061-02-6

NA

Delete

1,3-Dichloropropene (cis and trans)

542-75-6

0.2

1*

Dieldrin

60-57-1

0.03

0.03*

Diethyl phthalate

84-66-2

5,000

6,000

Diisodecyl phthalate (DIDP)

26761-40-0

100

100

Diisopropyl ether (DIPE)

108-20-3

20,000

20,000

2,4-Dimethyl phenol

105-67-9

100

100

Dimethyl phthalate

131-11-3

NA

Delete

4,6-Dinitro-O-Cresol (2-Methyl-4,6-Dinitrophenol)

534-52-1

100

Delete

2,4-Dinitrophenol

51-28-5

40

40*

2,6-Dinitrotoluene

606-20-2

NA

Delete

2,4-Dinitrotoluene/2,6-Dinitrotoluene Mix

25321-14-6

10

10*

Di-n-octyl phthalate

117-84-0

100

100

Dinoseb

88-85-7

7

7

Diphenylamine

122-39-4

200

200

1,2-Diphenylhydrazine

122-66-7

0.04

20*

Diquat

85-00-7

20

20

Endosulfan (alpha and beta)

115-29-7

0.4

40

alpha-Endosulfan (Endosulfan I)

959-98-8

0.4

40

beta-Endosulfan (Endosulfan II)

33213-65-9

0.4

40

Endosulfan sulfate

1031-07-8

0.4

40

Endothall

145-73-3

100

100

Endrin

72-20-8

2

2

Epichlorohydrin

106-89-8

4

5*

Ethion

563-12-2

4

4

Ethyl acetate

141-78-6

6,000

6,000

Ethylbenzene

100-41-4

700

700

Ethylene dibromide (1,2-Dibromoethane)

106-93-4

0.05

0.03*

Ethylene glycol

107-21-1

300

300

Ethylene glycol monomethyl ether

109-86-4

20,000

20,000*

Ethyl ether

60-29-7

1,000

1,000

Fluoranthene

206-44-0

300

300

Fluorene

86-73-7

300

300

Fluoride

7782-41-4

2,000

2,000

Foaming agents (ABS/LAS)

500

500

Formaldehyde

50-00-0

100

100

Glyphosate

1071-83-6

700

700

Hardness (as CaCO3)

250,000

250,000

Heptachlor

76-44-8

0.4

0.05*

Heptachlor epoxide

1024-57-3

0.2

0.2*

Hexachlorobenzene

118-74-1

10

0.02

Hexachlorobutadiene

87-68-3

1

1*

Hexachlorocyclopentadiene

77-47-4

50

40

Hexachloroethane

67-72-1

10

7*

Hexane (n-Hexane)

110-54-3

30

30

Hydrogen sulfide

7783-06-4

20

Delete

Indeno (1,2,3-cd)pyrene

193-39-5

10

0.2*

Iron

7439-89-6

300

300

Isophorone

78-59-1

100

40

Lead (Total)

7439-92-1

10

5

Malathion

121-75-5

200

100

Manganese

7439-96-5

50

50

Mercury (Total)

7439-97-6

2

2

Methanol

67-56-1

50,000

4,000

Methoxychlor

72-43-5

40

40

Methyl acetate

79-20-9

7,000

7,000

Methyl bromide (Bromomethane)

74-83-9

10

10

Methyl chloride (Chloromethane)

74-87-3

30

Delete

Methylene chloride

75-09-2

3

3

Methyl ethyl ketone (2-Butanone) (MEK)

78-93-3

300

300

3-Methyl-4-chlorophenol

59-50-7

100

Delete

4-Methyl-2-pentanone (MIBK)

108-10-1

400

Delete

Methyl Salicylate

119-36-8

4,000

4,000

Methyl tertiary butyl ether (MTBE)

1634-04-4

70

70

Mirex

2385-85-5

0.01

0.1

Molybdenum

7439-98-7

30

40

Naphthalene

91-20-3

300

300

Nickel (Soluble salts)

7440-02-0

100

100

Nitrate

14797-55-8

10,000

10,000

Nitrite

14797-65-0

1,000

1000

Nitrate and Nitrite

10,000

10,000

Nitrobenzene

98-95-3

10

6*

N-Nitrosodimethylamine

62-75-9

20

0.8*

N-Nitrosodiphenylamine

86-30-6

20

10*

N-Nitrosodi-n-propylamine (Di-n-propylnitrosamine)

621-64-7

20

10*

Odor

3@

3@

Oil & Grease & Petroleum Hydrocarbons

None Noticeable

None Noticeable

Oxamyl

23135-22-0

200

200

Parathion

56-38-2

4

4

PBBs (Polybrominated biphenyls)

67774-32-7

0.004

0.004

PCBs (Polychlorinated biphenyls)

1336-36-3

0.5

0.5*

Pentachlorophenol

87-86-5

1

0.3

pH (measure by pH units)

6.5-8.5

6.5-8.5

Phenanthrene

85-01-8

100

Delete

Phenol

108-95-2

4,000

2,000

Picloram

1918-02-1

500

500

Pyrene

129-00-0

200

200

Salicylic acid

69-72-7

80

80

Selenium (Total)

7782-49-2

50

40

Silver

7440-22-4

30

40

Simazine

122-34-9

1

0.8*

Sodium

7440-23-5

50,000

50,000

Styrene

100-42-5

100

100

Sulfate

14808-79-8

250,000

250,000

Taste

N.O.

N.O.

TDS (Total dissolved solids)

500,000

500,000

2,3,7,8-Tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin (TCDD)

1746-01-6

0.01

0.00001*

1,1,1,2-Tetrachloroethane

630-20-6

10

1

1,1,2,2-Tetrachloroethane

79-34-5

1

1

Tetrachloroethylene (PCE)

127-18-4

1

1*

2,3,4,6-Tetrachlorophenol

58-90-2

NA

200

Tetrahydrofuran

109-99-9

20

10

Thallium

7440-28-0

10

2*

Toluene

108-88-3

1,000

1,000

Toxaphene

8001-35-2

3

2*

2,4,5-TP (2-(2,4,5-Trichlorophenoxy)propionic acid)

93-72-1

50

60

1,2,4-Trichlorobenzene

120-82-1

9

9

1,1,1-Trichloroethane (TCA)

71-55-6

30

30

1,1,2-Trichloroethane

79-00-5

3

3

Trichloroethene (TCE)

79-01-6

1

1

Trichlorofluoromethane (Freon 11)

75-69-4

2,000

2,000

2,4,5-Trichlorophenol

95-95-4

700

700

2,4,6-Trichlorophenol

88-06-2

20

20*

1,2,3-Trichloropropane

96-18-4

2

0.03*

Vanadium pentoxide

1314-62-1

60

60

Vinyl acetate

108-05-4

7,000

7,000

Vinyl chloride

75-01-4

5

1*

Xylenes (Total)

1330-20-7

1,000

1,000

m&p-Xylenes

NA

NA

Delete

o-Xylene

NA

NA

Delete

Zinc

7440-66-6

5,000

2,000

Microbiological criteria

Standards Promulgated in Safe Drinking Water Act Regulations (N.J.A.C. 7:10-1 et seq.)

Radionuclides

Turbidity

 

Table Footnotes

* = Indicates standard is based on PQL (health-based criterion is less than PQL).

NA = Not available for this constituent (original footnote from existing Table 1).

# = Asbestos criterion is measured in terms of fibers/L longer than 10 micrometers (f/L > 10 um)

CU = Standard Cobalt Units

@ = Odor Threshold Number

N.O.= None Objectionable


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