WATER QUALITY GUIDELINES FOR SELENIUM

 

Table of Contents

1 Summary of Recommended Guidelines
2 Introduction
3 Environmental Occurrences and Concentrations
4 Environmental Fate and Persistence
5 Bioaccumulation and Biomagnification
6 Carcinogenicity, Mutagenicity, and Teratogenicity
7 Raw Water for Drinking Water Supply
8 Recreational Water Quality and Aesthetics
9 Aquatic Life
10 Wildlife
11 Irrigation
12 Livestock Watering
13 Industrial Water Supplies
14 References

List of Tables

1.01 Recommended Water Quality Guidelines for Selenium
5.01 Bioaccumulation and bioconcentration of selenium in freshwater organisms
9.01 Acute toxicity of selenium to freshwater fish
9.02 Chronic toxicity of selenium to freshwater fish
9.03 Acute toxicity of selenium to freshwater invertebrates
9.04 Chronic toxicity of selenium to freshwater invertebrates
9.05 Toxicity of selenium to freshwater algae and macrophytes
9.06 Acute toxicity of selenium to marine fish
9.07 Chronic toxicity of selenium to marine fish
9.08 Acute toxicity of selenium to marine invertebrates
9.09 Chronic toxicity of selenium to marine invertebrates
9.10 Toxicity of selenium to marine algae and macrophytes

10.01 Selenium toxicity to wildlife
11.01 Effect of selenium on agricultural crops
12.01 Effect of Selenium on livestock

List of Figures

9.01 Se toxicity (acute) to freshwater fish
9.02 Se toxicity (acute) to different species of freshwater fish
9.03 Se toxicity (96-h LC50) to freshwater fish
9.04 Se toxicity (96-h LC50) to freshwater fish vs. Se species
9.05 Se toxicity (chronic) to freshwater fish
9.06 Se toxicity (chronic) to different species of freshwater fish
9.07 Se toxicity (chronic) to freshwater fish vs. Se species
9.08 Se toxicity (acute) to freshwater invertebrates
9.09 Se toxicity (acute) to different species of freshwater invertebrates
9.10 Se toxicity (96-h LC50) to freshwater invertebrates
9.11 Se toxicity (96-h LC50) to freshwater invertebrates vs. Se species
9.12 Se toxicity (chronic) to freshwater invertebrates
9.13 Se toxicity (chronic) to different species of freshwater invertebrates
9.14 Se toxicity (chronic) to freshwater invertebrates vs. Se species
9.15 Se toxicity to freshwater algae and macrophytes
9.16 Se toxicity to different species of freshwater algae and macrophytes
9.17 Se toxicity to freshwater algae and macrophytes vs. Se species
9.18 Se toxicity to marine fish
9.19 Se toxicity to different species of marine fish
9.20 Se toxicity (96-h LC50) to marine fish
9.21 Se toxicity (96-h LC50) to marine fish vs. Se species
9.22 Se toxicity to marine invertebrates
9.23 Se toxicity to different species of marine invertebrates
9.24 Se toxicity (96-h LC50) to marine invertebrates
9.25 Se toxicity to marine algae and macrophytes
9.26 Se toxicity to different species of marine algae and macrophytes
9.27 Se toxicity to marine algae and macrophytes vs. Se species

 


Technical Appendix

September 2001
Prepared by:

N. K. Nagpal
Kate Howell

Water Protection Branch
Water, Lands and Air Protection
Victoria, British Columbia
National Library of Canada Cataloguing in Publication Data
Nagpal, N. K.
Water quality guidelines for selenium
Prepared by N.K. Nagpal [and] Kate Howell.
The overview is also published as a separate document.
Also available on the Internet.
ISBN 0-7726-4629-5
1. Water quality - Standards - British Columbia.
2. Selenium - Environmental aspects - British Columbia.
I. Howell, Kate. II. British Columbia. Water Protection
Branch. III. Title.
TD227.B7N34 2001 363.739'462'09711 C2001-960252-9