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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Aluminum

Montebello Land & Water Company

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

 

25

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012N/A00N/A
2013ND10ND
201450.0 ppb72ND - 220.0 ppb
201540.0 ppb31ND - 120.0 ppb
2016ND50ND
2017ND90ND

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
2013-11-182706-007-0830ND
2014-08-222706-009-1145ND
2014-08-222706-004-1000ND
2014-08-222706-003-1015ND
2014-08-222706-005-1035220.0 ppb
2014-08-222706-008-1100ND
2014-11-202706-005-1120130.0 ppb
2014-11-202706-001-1100ND
2015-02-192706-005-1152ND
2015-05-292706-005-0905ND
2015-11-242706-005-0958120.0 ppb
2016-02-249588-005-1005ND
2016-05-259588-005-0850ND
2016-08-259588-005-0820ND
2016-09-269588-007-1015ND
2016-11-229588-005-0900ND
2017-02-219588-005-0905ND
2017-05-229588-005-0935ND
2017-05-229588-001-0910ND
2017-08-309588-005-0915ND
2017-08-309588-009-0955ND
2017-08-309588-008-0850ND
2017-08-309588-004-0830ND
2017-08-309588-003-0905ND
2017-10-139588-005-0910ND