MINAM Approves Amendments to Water Quality Standards

The Ministry of Environment (MINAM) has published Supreme Decree No. 015-2015-MINAM, which approves the modifications made to the parameters and values established in the National Water Quality Standards. The modifications were made to better align with international water quality standards and guidelines accepted by international bodies, such as the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).