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National Drinking Water Database


Potassium-40 (total) in New York


Potassium-40 is a radioactive isotope of potassium released from natural deposits, nuclear testing, and industrial and medical instruments.

The Most Polluted Communities in New York

1 water utilities reported detecting Potassium-40 (total) in tap water since 2004, according to EWG's analysis of water quality data supplied by state water agencies

Ranked by highest average Potassium-40 (total) level

RankSystem Population Served Positive test results of total reported tests Average Level
(Range)
1Watchtower Bible Tract Society
Patterson, NY
1,50110 of 1753.01 pCi/L
(0 to 152 pCi/L)

Health Based Limits for Potassium-40 (total)

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

Violation Summary for Potassium-40 (total) in New York

There are no violations reported for this contaminant in New York