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Tritium in New York

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

The Most Polluted Communities in New York

5 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
1Birch Hill Manor
Pound Ridge, NY
1801 of 11000 pCi/L
(1000 pCi/L)
2City of Watertown
Watertown, NY
27,8613 of 727.01 pCi/L
(0 to 180 pCi/L)
3Cape Vincent Village
Cape Vincent, NY
5,0002 of 71.44 pCi/L
(0 to 9 pCi/L)
4Black River Village
Black River, NY
1,6002 of 30.73 pCi/L
(0 to 1.2 pCi/L)
5Massena Village
Massena, NY
12,8511 of 2<0.01 pCi/L
(0 to 0.01 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 New York

There are no violations reported for this contaminant in New York