Triennial Review


Every three years, the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation (ADEC) conducts a comprehensive review of the Water Quality Standards (WQS) in 18 AAC 70. This review helps to keep the pollution limits for Alaska's waters up to date by integrating the latest science, technology, policy, and federal requirements into how the State regulates water quality.

2015-2017 Triennial Review

The following documents are available on the Triennial Review for 2015-2017:

Fact Sheets for:

For additional information on how to submit a public comment, please see How to Comment on Regulations and The Importance of Public Comments

State of Alaska Online Public Notice Page

WQS email list: Subscribe or Unsubscribe to receive information on upcoming changes to the Water Quality Standards


For more information, please contact:

Brock Tabor
Environmental Program Specialist
Alaska Dept. of Environmental Conservation
Division of Water: Water Quality Standards, Assessment & Restoration
Telephone (907) 465-5185
Email: brock.tabor@alaska.gov