GLOSSARY & MEASUREMENTS > Water Pollutants

Maximum Allowable Discharge Concentrations for Heavy Metals in China

Click on the link below for a list of heavy metals and their maximum allowable discharge concentrations according to the People’s Republic of China’s national standards, as well as information from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on the potential effects … … more


Maximum Allowable Discharge Concentrations for Other Pollutants in China

Click on the link below for a list of other pollutants (non-heavy metal), their application and maximum allowable discharge concentrations according to the People’s Republic of China’s national standards, as well as information from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on … … more


Municipal Water Quality Parameters

Click on the link below for an overview of the national standards used to measure the quality of municipal water in China including microbiological, toxicological, sensory and general chemical parameters as well as radioactivity: Municipal Water Quality Parameters