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Combined Uranium (pCi/L) in Idaho

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 Idaho

122 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
1Sunlight Terrace
Middleton, ID
23412 of 1249.08 pCi/L
(36 to 60 pCi/L)
2Rich Subd
Middleton, ID
6013 of 1343.85 pCi/L
(30 to 52 pCi/L)
3Meridian Heights Wsa
Boise, ID
79010 of 1042.4 pCi/L
(12 to 59 pCi/L)
4Leisure Lane
Meridian, ID
2611 of 1136.52 pCi/L
(26.7 to 43 pCi/L)
5Charolais Motel
Meridian, ID
421 of 136 pCi/L
(36 pCi/L)
6Shari Hill Estates
Marsing, ID
3910 of 1034.21 pCi/L
(16.08 to 54 pCi/L)
7Belmont Heights
19019 of 1932.57 pCi/L
(27.9 to 45 pCi/L)
8West Meadows Estates
Boise, ID
5005 of 532.2 pCi/L
(29 to 35 pCi/L)
2610 of 1029.24 pCi/L
(24 to 38 pCi/L)
10Paradise Estates Water Corp
Garden City, ID
2908 of 828 pCi/L
(16 to 34 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 Idaho

There are no violations reported for this contaminant in Idaho