Microplastics Monitoring Policy Handbook

The California State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB) Division of Drinking Water (DDW) released the enclosed draft Microplastics in Drinking Water Handbook (mcrplsts_plcy_drft).

The introduction states that the purpose of the Handbook is “….to implement Health and Safety Code section 116376 by setting forth the requirements for conducting monitoring and reporting of microplastics in drinking water. The Policy includes a two-step iterative four-year plan for monitoring and reporting microplastics….”

The Handbook will be presented at a workshop with the SWRCB on November 17, 2021 at 1:00 pm.

The November 17th workshop will be webcast, the enclosed SWRCB notice (revised-notice-microplastics) has a link to view the webcast.