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Combined Uranium (pCi/L) in New Jersey


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 New Jersey

170 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)
1West Milford Mua - Birch Hill
West Milford, NJ
1804 of 425.7 pCi/L
(19.3 to 28 pCi/L)
2Vernon W Co
Vernon Twp., NJ
6653 of 320.05 pCi/L
(18.51 to 21.06 pCi/L)
3Hopewell Boro W Dept
Hopewell, NJ
2,0354 of 419.06 pCi/L
(17 to 20.75 pCi/L)
4U W V H Sussex Hills #1
Vernon, NJ
707 of 817.14 pCi/L
(0 to 24.47 pCi/L)
5Byram Hmwnrs Assoc Water
Byram Twp., NJ
4006 of 710.45 pCi/L
(0 to 16.15 pCi/L)
6Vernon Water Co Oak Hil
Vernon Twp., NJ
483 of 310.25 pCi/L
(9.35 to 11.6 pCi/L)
7U W V H Sammis Road
Vernon, NJ
552 of 46.72 pCi/L
(0 to 13.48 pCi/L)
8Willor Manor Water Co
Andover, NJ
494 of 46.42 pCi/L
(5.97 to 6.79 pCi/L)
9U W V H Sussex Hills #2
Vernon, NJ
409 of 134.31 pCi/L
(0 to 32.56 pCi/L)
10Aqua New Jersey Inc. - Fox Hill
Phillipsburg, NJ
1724 of 44.1 pCi/L
(4 to 4.2 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 New Jersey

There are no violations reported for this contaminant in New Jersey