National Drinking Water Database
Fairfax Water Utilities - Alexandria, VA
Serves 823,216 people
Aroclor 1232Aroclor 1232 is a member of the polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB) group of industrial chemicals used as dielectrics, coolants and lubricants in electrical equipment; PCBs contaminate water by leaching from landfills or other waste deposits.
Testing History-Tested      -Detected      -Over Health Guidelines      -Over Legal Limit*
|Aroclor 1232Aroclor 1232 is a member of the polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB) group of industrial chemicals used as dielectrics, coolants and lubricants in electrical equipment; PCBs contaminate water by leaching from landfills or other waste deposits.||0 ppb|
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 ppb
|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 Aroclor 1232
Health Based Limits for Aroclor 1232
|Maximum Contaminant Limit Goal (MCLG)||0 ppb|
|Maximum Contaminant Limit (MCL)||0.5 ppb|
|Samples taken that day||Number of Non-Detects||Range of Results|
|2008-06-01||0 ppb||1||0||0 ppb|
** Sample result taken from systems 2008 Consumer Confidence Report