National Drinking Water Database
Plott Acres Utilities - Lubbock, TX
Serves 200 people
Alpha particle activityAlpha particles are a form of radiation released from mining waste pollutants and natural sources.
Testing History-Tested      -Detected      -Over Health Guidelines      -Over Legal Limit*
|Alpha particle activityAlpha particles are a form of radiation released from mining waste pollutants and natural sources.||11.05 pCi/L|
MCLGA non-enforceable health goal that is set at a level at which no known or anticipated adverse effect on the health of persons occurs and which allows an adequate margin of safety. Source: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.: 0 pCi/L
|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 Alpha particle activity
Health Based Limits for Alpha particle activity
|Maximum Contaminant Limit Goal (MCLG)||0 pCi/L|
|Maximum Contaminant Limit (MCL)||15 pCi/L|
|Samples taken that day||Number of Non-Detects||Range of Results|
|2005-12-15||11.05 pCi/L||2||0||10.7 to 11.4 pCi/L|