National Drinking Water Database
St James-Santee Fhc,inc Utilities - Charleston, SC
Serves 26 people
Nitrate & nitriteNitrate and nitrite enter water from fertilizer runoff, leaching from septic tanks, and erosion of natural deposits.
Testing History-Tested      -Detected      -Over Health Guidelines      -Over Legal Limit*
|Nitrate & nitriteNitrate and nitrite enter water from fertilizer runoff, leaching from septic tanks, and erosion of natural deposits.||0 ppm|
|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 Nitrate & nitrite
Health Based Limits for Nitrate & nitrite
|Maximum Contaminant Limit (MCL)||10 ppm|
|Maximum Contaminant Limit Goal (MCLG)||10 ppm|
|California Public Health Goals||10 ppm|
|Samples taken that day||Number of Non-Detects||Range of Results|
|2004-08-17||0 ppm||1||1||0 ppm|