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National Drinking Water Database


Combined Uranium (pCi/L) in Maine


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 Maine

1 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
(Range)
1Summit Achievement
Stow, ME
641 of 10.52 pCi/L
(0.52 pCi/L)

Health Based Limits for Combined Uranium (pCi/L)

StandardDescriptionLevel
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 Maine

There are no violations reported for this contaminant in Maine