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National Drinking Water Database


Cesium-134 in New York


Cesium-134 is a radioactive chemical found in the environment due to fallout from nuclear power station accidents and nuclear weapons testing.

The Most Polluted Communities in New York

1 water utilities reported detecting Cesium-134 in tap water since 2004, according to EWG's analysis of water quality data supplied by state water agencies

Ranked by highest average Cesium-134 level

RankSystem Population Served Positive test results of total reported tests Average Level
(Range)
1Birch Hill Manor
Pound Ridge, NY
1801 of 110000 ppb
(10000 ppb)

Health Based Limits for Cesium-134

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

Violation Summary for Cesium-134 in New York

There are no violations reported for this contaminant in New York