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Aluminum

Forrest City Waterworks

Aluminum is a metal released from metal refineries and mining operations. Too much aluminum exposure can impair children's brain development.

 

6

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2010ND20ND
2011ND10ND
2012N/A00N/A
2013ND20ND
2014ND10ND
2015N/A00N/A

ppb = parts per billion.

State and national drinking water standards and health guidelines

Health Guideline 600 ppb

The health guideline of 600 ppb for aluminum was defined by the California Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment as a public health goal, the level of a drinking water contaminant that does not pose a significant health risk. This health guideline protects against harm to the brain and nervous system.

ppb = parts per billion.

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2010-02-10100420043ND
2010-02-10100420042ND
2011-05-25111460003ND
2013-02-12130440002ND
2013-02-12130440001ND
2014-04-23141140012ND