Question: How is water turbidity regulated?

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warren asked on January 09, 2018 16:20
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What are the regulations and laws surrounding water turbidity in the US and elsewhere?



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If you have links to regulations or explanations of how they work, please chime in!


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@gilbert posted some resources on turbidity regulations (although it focuses more on methods to measure turbidity) on this page:

https://publiclab.org/notes/gilbert/09-22-2017/turbidity-mesurement-methods-regulations


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I have heard that in China the turbidity standards in rural areas permit up to 3x more turbidity than in cities -- is this correct, and is there a link to regulations, @shanlter ? thank you!


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