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Aluminum

Three Valleys Municipal Water District

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

 

76

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012ND120ND
2013ND110ND
2014ND140ND
2015ND140ND
20165.09 ppb111ND - 56.0 ppb
2017ND140ND

ppb = parts per billion

State and national drinking water standards and health guidelines

EWG Health Guideline 600 ppb

The EWG 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
2012-01-103761-002-1050ND
2012-02-083761-002-1055ND
2012-03-213761-002-1100ND
2012-04-173761-002-1100ND
2012-05-153761-002-1100ND
2012-06-133761-002-0945ND
2012-07-183761-004-0752ND
2012-07-183761-002-1015ND
2012-08-153761-002-1000ND
2012-09-113761-002-1100ND
2012-10-173761-002-0950ND
2012-11-153761-002-0945ND
2013-01-303761-002-0830ND
2013-02-203761-002-1015ND
2013-03-053761-002-1040ND
2013-04-163761-002-0950ND
2013-05-133761-002-1035ND
2013-06-113761-002-0830ND
2013-07-163761-002-1100ND
2013-08-203761-002-0950ND
2013-09-173761-002-0000ND
2013-10-083761-002-0920ND
2013-11-193761-002-0950ND
2014-01-213761-002-1020ND
2014-01-213761-004-1006ND
2014-02-183761-002-0800ND
2014-03-113761-002-1030ND
2014-04-153761-002-0000ND
2014-05-133761-002-1034ND
2014-06-103761-002-0950ND
2014-07-293761-002-1030ND
2014-08-263761-002-1020ND
2014-08-263761-004-1000ND
2014-09-163761-002-1100ND
2014-10-143761-002-1020ND
2014-11-043761-002-1030ND
2014-12-093761-002-1000ND
2015-01-123761-004-0945ND
2015-01-123761-002-1000ND
2015-02-033761-002-1000ND
2015-03-103761-002-0930ND
2015-04-213761-002-0845ND
2015-05-123761-002-0815ND
2015-06-093761-002-0915ND
2015-07-143761-004-0832ND
2015-07-143761-002-0840ND
2015-08-113761-002-0900ND
2015-09-223761-002-0905ND
2015-10-133761-002-0915ND
2015-11-033761-002-1030ND
2015-12-153761-002-0900ND
2016-02-023761-002-0850ND
2016-03-153761-002-0900ND
2016-04-193761-002-0745ND
2016-05-173761-002-1000ND
2016-06-213761-002-0930ND
2016-07-193761-004-0945ND
2016-08-093761-002-092556.0 ppb
2016-09-133761-002-1000ND
2016-10-113761-002-1115ND
2016-11-083761-002-1006ND
2016-12-133761-002-1020ND
2017-01-243761-002-0915ND
2017-02-223761-002-0828ND
2017-03-213761-002-0730ND
2017-04-183761-002-1230ND
2017-05-163761-002-0800ND
2017-05-163761-004-0900ND
2017-06-213761-002-0920ND
2017-07-183761-004-0900ND
2017-07-183761-002-0830ND
2017-08-153761-002-0910ND
2017-09-123761-002-0900ND
2017-10-113761-002-1030ND
2017-11-153761-002-0845ND
2017-12-193761-002-0800ND