Health advisory

What is Health advisory?

Health advisory meaning Nonregulatory levels of contaminants in drinking water that may be used as guidance in the absence of regulatory limits. Advisories consist of estimates of concentrations that would result in no known or anticipated health effects (for carcinogens, a specified cancer risk) determined for a child or for an adult for various exposure periods.


reference: USGS – National Water-Quality Assessment (NAWQA) Project