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Meetings and Materials for the Unregulated Contaminant Monitoring Program

UCMR 4 Meetings

  • EPA Announces Public Meeting/Webinar:
    Wednesday, June 25, 2014 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (Eastern Time) at The Cadmus Group, Inc., third floor conference room located at 1555 Wilson Blvd. Suite 300, Arlington, VA 22209

  • EPA Announces Public Meeting/Webinar:
    Wednesday, May, 15, 2013 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:40 p.m. (Eastern time)
    at the Andrew W. Breidenbach Environmental Research Center in Cincinnati, Ohio
    • Federal Register Notice of Public Meeting/Webinar: EPA Method Development Update on Drinking Water Testing Methods for Contaminant Candidate List Contaminants
      • Purpose: Describe methods currently in development for Contaminant Candidate List (CCL) contaminants
      • Participants can attend the meeting in-person or online
      • Participants will have an opportunity to pose questions to the EPA moderator via the webinar chat function
      • All participants attending the meeting, either in-person or online, need to register via e-mail
      • Registration: E-mail UCMRWebinar@cadmusgroup.com
      • Registration Deadline: May 1, 2013

UCMR 3 Meetings

Overview for the Third Unregulated Contaminant Monitoring Rule (UCMR 3)
EPA hosted two UCMR 3 webinars in September 2012. These webinars provided public water systems, state UCMR coordinators, laboratories, and other stakeholders with a comprehensive overview of the UCMR 3 program. Along with a general introduction to the UCMR program, EPA presented:

  • who is subject to UCMR requirements,
  • the contaminants that will be monitored, and
  • the monitoring and reporting requirements.

September 2012
UCMR 3 Presentation

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UCMR 2 Meetings

EPA hosted a webcast entitled, Implementation Overview for the second cycle of the Unregulated Contaminant Monitoring Regulation (UCMR 2). This webcast was designed to address the needs of Public Water Systems (PWSs) and laboratories. EPA hopes that the webcast assisted with implementing UCMR 2, and answered common questions that PWSs and laboratories may have encountered. This webcast was presented multiple times, and all were welcome to participate.

Webcast schedule
  • February 8, 2007, 1:00pm - 4:00pm EST
  • February 13, 2007, 1:00pm - 4:00pm EST
  • February 21, 2007, 1:00pm - 4:00pm EST

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UCMR 1 Meeting

March 22-23, 2005
Executive Summary:


May 17-18, 2001
List 3 Agal Toxins - Meeting Summary:

January 15-16, 2003
Viruses - Meeting Summary:

Cyanobacteria Harmful Algae Blooms

A compilation of 3063 references citing 705 journals and written by 4687 authors and editors. The lists are provided in text format and can be downloaded into a bibliographic database and searched. The compilation was developed in 2003 by Dr. Wayne W. Carmichael for EPA through a contract with Wright State University.

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Related Links

  • UCM Program Home - Unregulated Contaminant Monitoring (UCM) program information

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