Media Advisory: New York State Drinking Water Quality Council to Meet on October 5, 2021

What: The New York State Drinking Water Quality Council (DWQC) will hold its next meeting to review updates regarding Maximum Contaminant Level (MCL) implementation, occurrence data for regulated and unregulated contaminants and PFAS toxicology; DEC site-related data on additional emerging contaminants; and apath forward for additional emerging contaminant listing.

  • Date: Tuesday, October 5, 2021
  • Time: 1:30 - 4 PM
  • Please see here for an agenda​.

Due to current COVID-19 precautions, the meeting will be held via live Webcasting only at the following link:

The public may write and submit comments during the meeting through a portal on the live webcast. The comments will then be read into the public record.

We are requesting that members of the public follow the below guidelines:

  • Only submit comments during the Public Comment Period of the meeting.
  • Identify yourself in the comment.

Webcasts of the meetings are posted on the New York State Department of Health's web site for one year within two weeks following the meeting.