EPA’s water quality criterion for selenium provides recommendations to states and tribes authorized to establish water quality standards under the Clean Water Act. This final criterion includes information to help states to develop site specific criteria that account for differing local conditions.You may need a PDF reader to view some of the files on this page. See EPA’s About PDF page to learn more.
- Fact Sheet: Final Selenium Criterion (PDF)(3 pp, 119 K, June 30, 2016 , 822-F-16-005)
- Final Criterion: Aquatic Life Ambient Water Quality Criterion for Selenium- Freshwater 2016 (PDF)(807 pp, 8 MB, June 30, 2016, 822-R-16-006)
- Response to Public Comments: 2015 Draft Selenium Aquatic Life Criterion (PDF)(295 pp, 2 MB, June 30, 2016 )