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Combined Uranium (pCi/L) in North Carolina


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 North Carolina

182 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)
1Cedar Ridge Estates
Cashiers, NC
971 of 139.87 pCi/L
(39.87 pCi/L)
2Yorkwood S/D
Gastonia, NC
1984 of 535.74 pCi/L
(0 to 54.4 pCi/L)
3Green Pines S/D
Knightdale, NC
16214 of 1830.56 pCi/L
(0 to 56.82 pCi/L)
4Connestee Falls
Brevard, NC
3,3631 of 128.69 pCi/L
(28.69 pCi/L)
5Deerhurst Mhp
Wendell, NC
49214 of 1528.24 pCi/L
(0 to 46 pCi/L)
6Trillium Links West
Cashiers, NC
2511 of 1125.61 pCi/L
(1.17 to 48.6 pCi/L)
7Mountain View Mhp
Hendersonville, NC
6710 of 1223.54 pCi/L
(0 to 50.2 pCi/L)
8Hanna`s Garden
Cary, NC
301 of 123.3 pCi/L
(23.3 pCi/L)
9Tradewinds S/D
Raleigh, NC
44514 of 1921.95 pCi/L
(0 to 59.08 pCi/L)
10Bayleaf Master
Raleigh, NC
14,74211 of 1619.88 pCi/L
(0 to 41.9 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 North Carolina

There are no violations reported for this contaminant in North Carolina