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Alpha, Dissolved in Texas


Alpha particles are a form of radiation associated with mining waste pollutants and natural sources.

The Most Polluted Communities in Texas

41 water utilities reported detecting Alpha, Dissolved in tap water since 2004, according to EWG's analysis of water quality data supplied by state water agencies

Ranked by highest average Alpha, Dissolved level

RankSystem Population Served Positive test results of total reported tests Average Level
(Range)
1Fort Jackson Mobile Estates
Lubbock, TX
701 of 1116.5 pCi/L
(116.5 pCi/L)
2Greenwood Ventures Inc
Midland, TX
601 of 189.5 pCi/L
(89.5 pCi/L)
3Utility Development & Research
Riviera, TX
6302 of 246.45 pCi/L
(45 to 47.9 pCi/L)
4Rio Brazos Water System
TX
812 of 246.4 pCi/L
(45.7 to 47.1 pCi/L)
5Suburban Mobile Home Park 2
Honolulu, TX
1202 of 234.9 pCi/L
(32.9 to 36.9 pCi/L)
6City of Electra
Electra, TX
3,5901 of 131.78 pCi/L
(31.78 pCi/L)
7City of Chico East
Chico, TX
1,0441 of 131.7 pCi/L
(31.7 pCi/L)
8Greenwood Village
El Campo, TX
2,3072 of 224.3 pCi/L
(24.3 pCi/L)
9Town North Estates
Lubbock, TX
2002 of 223.45 pCi/L
(22.6 to 24.3 pCi/L)
10Mary Francis Subdivision
El Campo, TX
1,5062 of 219.15 pCi/L
(17.9 to 20.4 pCi/L)

Health Based Limits for Alpha, Dissolved

There are no health based standards that EWG is using for this chemical

Violation Summary for Alpha, Dissolved in Texas

There are no violations reported for this contaminant in Texas