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Combined Uranium (pCi/L) in Pennsylvania


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 Pennsylvania

189 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)
1Lake Meade Muni Auth
East Berlin, PA
3,16211 of 1126.12 pCi/L
(11.7 to 34 pCi/L)
2Pine Manor Mhp
Middletown, PA
2401 of 118.5 pCi/L
(18.5 pCi/L)
3Stoneyhill Mhp
West Chester, PA
1601 of 115.4 pCi/L
(15.4 pCi/L)
4Bonneaville Muni Water Auth
Gettysburg, PA
2,34720 of 2015.32 pCi/L
(4.65 to 25.35 pCi/L)
5Perkiomen Ridge
Frederick, PA
5085 of 514.7 pCi/L
(13.4 to 16 pCi/L)
6Valley View Mobile Home Park
King Of Prussia, PA
75015 of 1614.04 pCi/L
(0 to 25.6 pCi/L)
7New Oxford Manor Mhp
New Oxford, PA
35015 of 1513.51 pCi/L
(6.7 to 22 pCi/L)
8Warrington Twp Water&sew Dept
Warrington, PA
15,1291 of 113 pCi/L
(13 pCi/L)
9Groffdale Mobilehome Park
New Holland, PA
985 of 512.91 pCi/L
(10.4 to 15.42 pCi/L)
10Liberty Village
Lemoyne, PA
404 of 411.42 pCi/L
(9.77 to 13.5 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 Pennsylvania

There are no violations reported for this contaminant in Pennsylvania