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Combined Uranium (pCi/L) in Texas


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 Texas

31 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)
1City of Jersey Village
Houston, TX
5,4301 of 136.8 pCi/L
(36.8 pCi/L)
2Suburban Mobile Home Park 2
Honolulu, TX
1203 of 335.23 pCi/L
(34.8 to 35.6 pCi/L)
3City of Chico East
Chico, TX
1,0443 of 326.47 pCi/L
(23.2 to 31 pCi/L)
4Greenwood Village
El Campo, TX
2,3073 of 324.8 pCi/L
(23.7 to 25.8 pCi/L)
5Deer Country Water System
Llano, TX
631 of 124.3 pCi/L
(24.3 pCi/L)
6Lakeshore Hills Estates
Weatherford, TX
6332 of 221.3 pCi/L
(19.9 to 22.7 pCi/L)
7Mary Francis Subdivision
El Campo, TX
1,5063 of 319.63 pCi/L
(19.2 to 20 pCi/L)
8West Harris County Mud 9
Houston, TX
5,6011 of 112.3 pCi/L
(12.3 pCi/L)
9Council Creek Village
Austin, TX
3273 of 311.03 pCi/L
(10.7 to 11.3 pCi/L)
10Elizondo Mobile Home Park
Houston, TX
361 of 110.7 pCi/L
(10.7 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 Texas

There are no violations reported for this contaminant in Texas