Water Rules and Guidance

Water Rules and Guidance

Boiling water, water contaminants
  • Pesticides

  • MDH consults with other agencies to develop health-based standards and/or advisory levels for pesticides in groundwater.
  • Pharmaceuticals

  • The presence of pharmaceuticals in water has become an increasing concern to MDH because they may cause harm to humans.
  • Water and Microbial Risk

  • Quantitative microbial risk assessment (QMRA) can be used to estimate the public’s risk of infection and illness from disease-causing microorganisms in the environment.