Health Risk Limits Rules for Groundwater
2014/2015 Adopted Amendments - Overview and Links
Health-based guidance for water is a concentration of a chemical (or a mixture of chemicals) in drinking water that is likely to pose little or no health risk to humans. Health Risk Limits (HRLs), a type of health-based guidance, are adopted through a formal rulemaking process authorized in statute
- Health Risk Limits
- Minnesota Statutes chapter 103H, section 201,
- Minnesota Statutes chapter 144, section 12 subdivision 1(5)
- Minnesota Session Law 2013, article 2, chapter 137, section 8(a).
During 2014-2015, MDH proposed amendments to the current Health Risk LImit Rules. The amendments were adopted in November 2015 and became effective December 29, 2015. These updates are now reflected in the Human Health-Based Water Guidance table.
Information about the adopted amendments and rulemaking process is provided through the links below.