The Sediment Management Standards include two levels of benthic numeric chemical criteria that apply to marine and freshwater sediments:
To understand the context in which the criteria are used, see the Sediment Management Standards regulation.
Sediment Management Standards Chapter 173-204 WAC
Benthic Criteria Tables
If you have questions or comments on the sediment benthic criteria, please contact Russ McMillan Russ.McMillan@ecy.wa.gov (360) 407-7536.
Last updated: March 03, 2014
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