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National Drinking Water Database


Tritium in North Carolina


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

The Most Polluted Communities in North Carolina

1 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)
1Brandywine Bay
Morehead City, NC
2,1434 of 5105.07 pCi/L
(0 to 131.34 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 North Carolina

Data from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency includes the following violations of federal standards in North Carolina since 2004

Violation TypeNumber of Violations
Failure to monitor regularly7