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National Drinking Water Database

Combined Uranium (pCi/L) in Nebraska

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 Nebraska

159 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
1Village of Beemer
Beemer, NE
7001 of 156.9 pCi/L
(56.9 pCi/L)
2Village of Bellwood
Bellwood, NE
4402 of 254.1 pCi/L
(50.6 to 57.6 pCi/L)
3Village of Alda
Alda, NE
5405 of 542.41 pCi/L
(33.1 to 47.9 pCi/L)
Axtell, NE
3884 of 435.39 pCi/L
(33.25 to 37.55 pCi/L)
5Village of Lyman
Lyman, NE
4504 of 434.47 pCi/L
(33.6 to 35.7 pCi/L)
6City of Minatare
Minatare, NE
8064 of 432.2 pCi/L
(29.55 to 34.65 pCi/L)
7City of Benkelman
Benkelman, NE
1,1335 of 530.9 pCi/L
(27.5 to 32.7 pCi/L)
8Cody Land Court
North Platte, NE
774 of 429.56 pCi/L
(28.6 to 30.25 pCi/L)
9Village of Morrill
Morrill, NE
9745 of 529.08 pCi/L
(25.43 to 30.97 pCi/L)
10City of Cambridge
Cambridge, NE
1,1075 of 528.66 pCi/L
(24.4 to 39.6 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 Nebraska

There are no violations reported for this contaminant in Nebraska