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Combined Uranium (pCi/L) in Missouri

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 Missouri

61 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
1Twin Island Estates
Blue Eye, MO
3851 of 18.27 pCi/L
(8.27 pCi/L)
2Briar Cliff Subdivision
Lampe, MO
471 of 16.5 pCi/L
(6.5 pCi/L)
3Charwood Estates
Troy, MO
1101 of 16.4 pCi/L
(6.4 pCi/L)
4Hunters Ridge Subd
Farmington, MO
2375 of 55.78 pCi/L
(4.8 to 7.2 pCi/L)
5Crystal Beach Subd
Shell Knob, MO
2485 of 55.5 pCi/L
(4.4 to 6.2 pCi/L)
Farmington, MO
11,22411 of 115.18 pCi/L
(3.7 to 6.28 pCi/L)
7Mira Monte Subdivision
Kimberling City, MO
502 of 24.7 pCi/L
(4.6 to 4.8 pCi/L)
8Farmington Correctional Center
Farmington, MO
3,2737 of 74.6 pCi/L
(3.85 to 5.6 pCi/L)
9Park Hills
Park Hills, MO
12,5557 of 74.55 pCi/L
(4.1 to 5.3 pCi/L)
10Chain O Lakes Village
Eagle Rock, MO
1601 of 14.5 pCi/L
(4.5 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 Missouri

There are no violations reported for this contaminant in Missouri