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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Aluminum

La Habra Heights County Water District

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

 

11

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012ND10ND
2013ND20ND
2014ND20ND
2015ND20ND
2016ND20ND
2017ND20ND

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
2012-08-132706-005-1045ND
2013-07-162706-005-1340ND
2013-10-282706-009-0955ND
2014-04-119588-010-0930ND
2014-07-229588-005-0950ND
2015-07-289588-005-0947ND
2015-09-169588-006-1010ND
2016-07-139588-005-0907ND
2016-10-189588-009-0950ND
2017-04-149588-010-0928ND
2017-07-199588-005-0915ND