The Contaminated Sites Regulation (the regulation) provides soil and water standards for substances commonly found at petroleum hydrocarbon sites, including: monocyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (MAHs), polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs), volatile petroleum hydrocarbons in soil (VPHs) and water (VPHw), light extractable petroleum hydrocarbons in soil (LEPHs) and water (LEPHw), heavy extractable petroleum hydrocarbons in soil (HEPHs), volatile hydrocarbons in water with carbon range 6-10 (VHw6-10), extractable hydrocarbons in water with carbon range 10-19 (EHw10-19).
BC Ministry of Water Land and Air Protection. 2003. Update on Contaminated Sites: Clarification on Hydrocarbon Analytical Methods and Standards. BC Ministry of Water Land and Air Protection