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Combined Uranium (pCi/L) in New York

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 York

282 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
1Drew Road Assoc.
Fort Montgomery, NY
354 of 443.63 pCi/L
(40 to 47.5 pCi/L)
2Bellvale Park W.D.
Warwick, NY
10013 of 1320.98 pCi/L
(14.19 to 26.2 pCi/L)
3Harriman Village
Harriman, NY
3,67711 of 1120.9 pCi/L
(17.9 to 26.6 pCi/L)
4Pawling Village
Pawling, NY
2,1814 of 417.9 pCi/L
(3.8 to 29 pCi/L)
5Woodhill Estates
Millbrook, NY
1285 of 517.32 pCi/L
(2.5 to 25.49 pCi/L)
6Sunset Ridge Water District
North Salem, NY
28211 of 1116.45 pCi/L
(1.84 to 25.8 pCi/L)
7Mansion Ridge Water Company
Goshen, NY
1541 of 111.74 pCi/L
(11.74 pCi/L)
8Monroe WD #2-Sterl. Man., Hor.
Monroe, NY
1281 of 110.7 pCi/L
(10.7 pCi/L)
9Riverside Apartments
Croton Falls, NY
362 of 29.15 pCi/L
(8.9 to 9.4 pCi/L)
10Candlewood Park Water District
North Salem, NY
1259 of 98.7 pCi/L
(0.07 to 14.4 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 New York

There are no violations reported for this contaminant in New York