Water Quality Criteria

Meaning, Term, and Glossary Definition - What is Water Quality Criteria?

Levels of water quality expected to render a body of water suitable for its designated use. Criteria are based on specific levels of pollutants that would make the water harmful if used for drinking, swimming, farming, fish production, or industrial processes.

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