EPA Clean Water Act (CWA) Laboratory Methods Activities

Oral Presentation

Prepared by A. Hanley
USEPA Office of Water, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave., NW, Mail Code: 4303T, Washington, DC, 20460, United States

Contact Information: Hanley.Adrian@epa.gov; 202-564-1564


EPA’s Office of Science and Technology will briefly summarize current Clean Water Act (CWA) method projects, and discuss current method priorities for emerging contaminants and CWA methods that need revision. A status update will be given for current EPA funded laboratory validation activities in support of the CWA. A summary of the most relevant comments received for the proposed CWA Methods Update Rule for the Analysis of Effluent will be presented, along with a status update on finalization of the rule.