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Chromium (total)

Hot Springs Village Waterworks

Chromium is a naturally occurring metal, but industrial uses can elevate its levels in water. One form, hexavalent chromium, causes cancer. Total chromium is not a good indicator of the amount of hexavalent chromium in drinking water.

 

15

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2010ND20ND
2011ND10ND
2012ND10ND
2013ND10ND
2014ND50ND
2015ND50ND

ppb = parts per billion.

State and national drinking water standards and health guidelines

EPA Maximum Contaminant
Level (MCL) 100 ppb

The enforceable federal standard that defines the highest level of a contaminant allowed in drinking water.

ppb = parts per billion.

EPA Maximum Contaminant
Level Goal (MCLG)100 ppb

A non-enforceable federal health guideline. For cancer-causing chemicals, these health goals are typically set to zero.

ppb = parts per billion.

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2010-01-04100080002ND
2010-01-20100210035ND
2011-01-04110060005ND
2012-01-04120060002ND
2013-01-14130170002ND
2014-03-19140790012ND
2014-09-10Y142540025ND
2014-09-10Y142540026ND
2014-12-10Y143440023ND
2014-12-10Y143440022ND
2015-01-06Y150080019ND
2015-03-11Y150710036ND
2015-03-11Y150710035ND
2015-06-10Y151620012ND
2015-06-10Y151620013ND