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National Drinking Water Database

Combined Uranium (pCi/L) in Nevada

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 Nevada

62 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
1Elk Point Country Club
Zephyr Cove, NV
3252 of 242.45 pCi/L
(37.3 to 47.6 pCi/L)
2South Maine Mhp
Pasadena, NV
1001 of 133.5 pCi/L
(33.5 pCi/L)
3Rosemount Water Co
Reno, NV
541 of 130 pCi/L
(30 pCi/L)
4Sierra Estates Gid
Carson City, NV
1602 of 220.5 pCi/L
(18 to 23 pCi/L)
5Frontier Village Mhp
Carson City, NV
2802 of 217.15 pCi/L
(16.7 to 17.6 pCi/L)
6Whiskey Petes
Primm, NV
3,0003 of 316.61 pCi/L
(15.66 to 17.65 pCi/L)
7Terrace Garden Apartments
Carson City, NV
601 of 116 pCi/L
(16 pCi/L)
8Lander Co Sewer and Water Dist 2 Austin
Austin, NV
3501 of 114 pCi/L
(14 pCi/L)
9Valley View Tp
Ely, NV
521 of 113.2 pCi/L
(13.2 pCi/L)
10City Vue Mhp
Manhattan Beach, NV
751 of 112.8 pCi/L
(12.8 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 Nevada

There are no violations reported for this contaminant in Nevada