State-Wide Monitoring Waivers

Based on Geographic Vulnerability Assessments

The Health Commissioner has granted a state-wide monitoring waiver for:

  • Dioxin
  • Endothall
  • Asbestos
  • Glyphosate

Based on Use & Susceptibility Determinations

The Health Commissioner has granted contaminant-specific waivers with the following conditions:

Monitoring may be waived after the initial monitoring requirements
have been met with NO detection

Monitoring may be waived for all waterworks EXCEPT those located in the Tidewater region

Ethylene Dibromide (EDB)
Monitoring may be waived for waterworks with groundwater well sources, UNLESS the
following VOCs have been detected: benzene, ethylbenezene, toluene, xylene,
1,2-dichloroethane, or MTBE.  In these instances, monitoring may be waived after initial
testing for EDB is met with NO detection.

Dibromochloropropane (DBCP)
Monitoring may be waived unless DBCP was used as a soil fumigant