Project 656-2022 – Development of Canadian Water Quality Guidelines for Nickel

August 4, 2021 in RFPs

Project 656-2022 – Development of Canadian Water Quality Guidelines for Nickel

Project Description: 

The Contractor will develop:

·   user-friendly bilingual biotic ligand model (BLM) software that can derive short-term and long-term nickel (Ni) freshwater guidelines based on user inputs of water chemistry data for Canadian waters

·    Canadian Environmental Quality Guidelines (CEQGs) for the Protection of Aquatic Life (PAL) for (1) long-term Ni freshwater guidelines, and (2) short-term Ni benchmark in freshwater, using the BLM approach referenced in the Protocol for the Derivation of Water Quality Guidelines for the Protection of Aquatic Life (CCME 2007)

·    PAL CEQGs for (3) long-term Ni guidelines for marine water, and (4) short-term Ni benchmark for marine water, using other approaches in the CCME 2007 Protocol.

Closing Date/Time: August 25, 2021 12:00 noon CDT

 

Project Status: Awarded to Windward Environmental LLC

Request for Proposals – 656-2022 

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