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Combined Uranium (pCi/L) in Florida

Uranium is a radioactive element commonly found in most rocks; processed ore is used for power generation and weapons manufacture. [read more]

The Most Polluted Communities in Florida

144 water utilities reported detecting Combined Uranium (pCi/L) in tap water since 2004, according to EWG's analysis of water quality data supplied by state water agencies

Ranked by highest average Combined Uranium (pCi/L) level

RankSystem Population Served Positive test results of total reported tests Average Level
1Oak Park Mobile Home Village
Alva, FL
4001 of 127 pCi/L
(27 pCi/L)
2Florida Governmental Utility Authority
Golden Gate, FL
15,3811 of 16.73 pCi/L
(6.73 pCi/L)
3Tarpon Springs Water System
Tarpon Springs, FL
30,41514 of 145.51 pCi/L
(1.57 to 11.33 pCi/L)
4Hernando Co Utl-West
Brooksville, FL
127,9772 of 23.85 pCi/L
(3.75 to 3.95 pCi/L)
5Temple Terrace Utility
Temple Terrace, FL
32,3541 of 12.75 pCi/L
(2.75 pCi/L)
6Dunedin Water System
Dunedin, FL
41,0224 of 52.62 pCi/L
(0 to 8.05 pCi/L)
7Coral Springs Improvement Dist
Coral Springs, FL
40,0001 of 12.5 pCi/L
(2.5 pCi/L)
8Orangewood Water System
Holiday, FL
5,9372 of 22.48 pCi/L
(1.73 to 3.23 pCi/L)
9City of Coral Springs
Coral Springs, FL
65,0002 of 22.3 pCi/L
(1.3 to 3.3 pCi/L)
10Hardee Correctional Institute
Bowling Green, FL
1,2501 of 12.2 pCi/L
(2.2 pCi/L)

Health Based Limits for Combined Uranium (pCi/L)

Maximum Contaminant Limit (MCL)The enforceable standard which defines the highest level of a contaminant that is allowed in drinking water. MCLs are set as close to health-based limits (Maximum Contaminant Level Goals, or MCLGs) as feasible using the best available analytical and treatment technologies and taking cost into consideration. Source: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.15 pCi/L

Violation Summary for Combined Uranium (pCi/L) in Florida

There are no violations reported for this contaminant in Florida