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CCL 3 Process Flow Diagram & Technical Support Documents

The CCL 3 Process Flow Diagram provides a visual overview of the CCL 3 and links to the support documents pertaining to each step in the process.

  1. Universe Documents
  2. Screening and PCCL Documents
  3. Final CCL 3 (and other documents)
The CCL 3 Process Flow Diagram provides a visual overview of the CCL 3 and links to the support documents pertaining to each step in the process. Click the diagram to view/download the support documents for CCL 3.

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Universe Documents

  1. USEPA. 2009. Summary of Nominations for the Third Contaminants Candidate List. EPA 815-R-09-011. Final. August, 2009. (PDF) (104 pp, 559K)
  2. USEPA. 2009. Contaminant Candidate List 3 Chemicals: Identifying the Universe. EPA. 815-R-09-006. Final. August, 2009. (PDF) (301 pp, 205K)
  3. USEPA. 2009. Contaminant Candidate List 3 Microbes: Identifying the Universe, EPA 815-R- R-09-004. Final. August, 2009. (PDF) (41 pp, 228K)

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Screening and PCCL Documents

  1. USEPA. 2009. Contaminant Candidate List 3 Chemicals: Screening to a PCCL. EPA 815-R-09-007. Final. August , 2009. (PDF) (43 pp, 406K)
  2. USEPA. 2009. Contaminant Candidate List 3 Microbes: Screening to the PCCL, EPA 815-R-09-005. Final. August, 2009. (PDF) (54 pp, 255K)
  3. USEPA 2009. CCL 3 Preliminary CCL Contaminant Information Sheets for the PCCL Chemicals Considered for the CCL3. Final. 815-R-09-014 (PDF) (1,126 pp, 4M)

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Final CCL 3 (and other documents)

  1. Federal Register Notice: Drinking Water Contaminant Candidate List 3--Final | PDF Version (104K,  About PDF)
  2. USEPA. 2009. Contaminant Candidate List 3 Chemicals: Classification of the PCCL to the CCL, EPA 815-R-09-008. Final. August, 2009. (PDF) (121 pp, 1M)
  3. USEPA. 2009. Contaminant Candidate List 3 Microbes: PCCL to CCL Process, EPA 815-R-09-009. Final. August, 2009. (PDF) (134 pp, 824K)
  4. USEPA 2009. Final CCL 3 Contaminant Information Sheets. Final. 815-R-09-012 (PDF) (216 pp, 893 k, About PDF)
  5. Chemical Expert Input and Review for the Third Contaminant Candidate List (EPA 815-R-08-0009) Docket ID:EPA-HQ-OW-2007-1189-0038
  6. Microbial Expert Input and Review for the Third Contaminant Candidate List (EPA 815-R-08-0010) Docket ID: EPA-HQ-OW-2007-1189-0038
  7. SAB Advisory on EPA’s Draft Third Drinking Water Contaminant Candidate List (CCL 3), EPA-SAB-09-011. (PDF) (33pp, 149k, About PDF)

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For information on the CCL and the contaminant selection process, please visit the CCL 3 home page.

For general information on drinking water, please visit the EPA Safewater web site, or contact the Safe Drinking Water Hotline toll free and speak with an Information Specialist Monday through Friday, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm eastern time at 1-800-426-4791. Local calls or International calls at (703) 412-3330. The Hotline is closed on Federal holidays, except Veteran’s Day. The Hotline is open on Veteran’s Day but closed the day after Thanksgiving.

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