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Tritium in Illinois


Tritium is a pollutant from commercial nuclear reactors, research reactors and government weapons production plants.

The Most Polluted Communities in Illinois

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

Ranked by highest average Tritium level

RankSystem Population Served Positive test results of total reported tests Average Level
(Range)
1Wilmington
Wilmington, IL
5,604133 of 258382.06 pCi/L
(0 to 11800 pCi/L)
2Central Lake County Jawa
Lake Bluff, IL
11 of 1125 pCi/L
(125 pCi/L)

Health Based Limits for Tritium

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

Violation Summary for Tritium in Illinois

There are no violations reported for this contaminant in Illinois