With respect to numerical WQSs, this Yinka Dene ‘Uza’hné Guide to Surface Water Quality Standards is intended to support the implementation of the Yinka Dene ‘Uza’hné Surface Water Management Policy by:
• Describing the process for establishing numerical water quality standards (WQSs) for each class of water;
• Describing procedures for deriving site-specific WQSs;
• Providing guidance for implementing the Yinka Dene ‘Uza’hné Surface Water Management Policy; and
• Articulating expectations related to the implementation of WQSs.