Saltwater Metals Criteria - CCME & BC Water Quality Guidelines

Last Updated: May 6, 2020

Concentrations in µg/L (ppb)

* Hg WQG = 0.0001/(MeHg/total Hg)

NRG = No recommended guideline.



British Columbia Approved Water Quality Guidelines: Aquatic Life, Wildlife & Agriculture - Summary Report

British Columbia Working Water Quality Guidelines: Aquatic Life, Wildlife & Agriculture

Canadian Water Quality Guidelines for the Protection of Aquatic Life - CCME Summary Table

Learn more about the difference between total and dissolved metal concentrations and why it matters.