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Combined Uranium (pCi/L) in Virginia

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 Virginia

8 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
1Blue Ridge Shores
Louisa, VA
1,7001 of 145.4 pCi/L
(45.4 pCi/L)
2Courtney Subdivision
Warwick, VA
1873 of 328.87 pCi/L
(13.5 to 41.4 pCi/L)
3Gross Point Subdivision
Bedford, VA
2483 of 327.17 pCi/L
(6.4 to 45.3 pCi/L)
4Louisa County Zion Crossroads
1,1351 of 125.7 pCi/L
(25.7 pCi/L)
5Town of Scottsburg
Scottsburg, VA
3602 of 223.65 pCi/L
(20.8 to 26.5 pCi/L)
6Manakin Farms
Warwick, VA
9241 of 18.21 pCi/L
(8.21 pCi/L)
7Foxcroft School
Middleburg, VA
2901 of 18.2 pCi/L
(8.2 pCi/L)
8Nomini Bay Farms
Warwick, VA
1201 of 40.08 pCi/L
(0 to 0.3 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 Virginia

There are no violations reported for this contaminant in Virginia