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National Drinking Water Database

City of North Las Vegas Utilities Department Utilities - Las Vegas, NV

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Strontium-90 is a radioactive pollutant from nuclear fallout and possibly weapons and power production.
This Drinking Water System
Test Days Exceeding Health GuidelinesDefinition of what this is
0 days
Test Days Exceeding Legal LimitsNumber of days in which the samples taken in that day exceed the Maximum Contaminant Level (Depending on the contaminant and its MCL, that may or may not trigger an MCL violation. Some MCLs are based on averages spanning several months to a year)
0 days
Test DaysNumber of days in which this chemical has reported results in the data we received from the State
10 days
Tests ConductedNumber of individual tests done for this contaminant
13 tests

Testing Summary

Health Limit
Legal Limit

Testing History

-Tested      -Detected      -Over Health Guidelines      -Over Legal Limit*
Strontium-90Strontium-90 is a radioactive pollutant from nuclear fallout and possibly weapons and power production.0.14 pCi/L
0.81 pCi/L
NoLegal at any levelThis is the Federal Limit. State Limits may be lower.
NOTE: Each dot in the above graph represents one month.
* Water utilities are noted as exceeding the legal limit if any test is above the maximum contaminant level (MCL). Most MCLs are based on annual averages so exceeding the MCL for one test does not necessarily indicate that the system is out of compliance.

Health Based and Legal Limits for Strontium-90

Health Based Limits for Strontium-90

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

Testing Results

Testing DateAverage
Samples taken that dayNumber of Non-DetectsRange of Results
2005-08-260 pCi/L110 pCi/L
2005-03-160 pCi/L110 pCi/L
2004-12-300.57 pCi/L100.57 pCi/L
2004-10-140 pCi/L110 pCi/L
2004-09-290 pCi/L110 pCi/L
2004-09-160 pCi/L220 pCi/L
2004-08-120.81 pCi/L100.81 pCi/L
2004-06-090 pCi/L220 pCi/L
2004-05-050 pCi/L110 pCi/L
2004-03-050 pCi/L220 pCi/L