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Asbestos

Sacramento Suburban Water District

Asbestos is a mineral fiber introduced into water by the dissolution of asbestos-containing minerals and from decay of asbestos cement in water mains. Asbestos causes cancer when ingested or inhaled.

 

116

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012ND30ND
2013ND50ND
2014ND1020ND
2015ND40ND
2016ND20ND
2017N/A00N/A

MFL = million fibers per liter

State and national drinking water standards and health guidelines

EPA Maximum Contaminant
Level (MCL) 7 MFL

The legal limit for asbestos, established in 1991, was based on toxicity studies in laboratory animals conducted in the 1980s.

MFL = million fibers per liter

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2012-06-252283-067-1340ND
2012-10-032283-240-0950ND
2012-11-282283-246-1055ND
2013-01-102283-240-1140ND
2013-05-162283-246-1015ND
2013-07-252283-246-1050ND
2013-09-262283-244-1255ND
2013-11-132283-103-1120ND
2014-01-272283-246-1005ND
2014-04-102283-042-1030ND
2014-04-102283-070-1130ND
2014-04-102283-072-0845ND
2014-04-102283-080-0940ND
2014-04-102283-083-0845ND
2014-04-102283-087-1017ND
2014-04-102283-096-1000ND
2014-04-102283-104-0930ND
2014-04-102283-105-0930ND
2014-04-102283-106-0930ND
2014-04-102283-244-0845ND
2014-04-142283-016-0945ND
2014-04-142283-020-0945ND
2014-04-142283-246-0958ND
2014-04-152283-076-1210ND
2014-04-162283-013-1040ND
2014-04-162283-019-1120ND
2014-04-162283-028-0945ND
2014-04-162283-029-1030ND
2014-04-162283-034-1105ND
2014-04-162283-035-0922ND
2014-04-162283-051-0900ND
2014-04-162283-054-1030ND
2014-04-162283-056-1000ND
2014-04-162283-078-1350ND
2014-04-162283-081-1210ND
2014-04-162283-088-1100ND
2014-04-162283-092-1055ND
2014-04-162283-094-0930ND
2014-04-162283-097-1345ND
2014-04-162283-102-1155ND
2014-04-162283-107-1305ND
2014-04-162283-130-1255ND
2014-04-162283-137-1215ND
2014-04-172283-004-1120ND
2014-04-172283-010-1150ND
2014-04-172283-012-1040ND
2014-04-172283-030-0945ND
2014-04-172283-032-1015ND
2014-04-172283-052-0900ND
2014-04-172283-061-1135ND
2014-04-172283-066-1020ND
2014-04-172283-074-1215ND
2014-04-172283-075-0930ND
2014-04-172283-077-1015ND
2014-04-172283-082-0925ND
2014-04-172283-085-1010ND
2014-04-172283-101-1110ND
2014-04-172283-127-1030ND
2014-04-172283-129-1130ND
2014-04-212283-021-0910ND
2014-04-212283-022-0940ND
2014-04-212283-027-1015ND
2014-04-212283-067-0900ND
2014-04-212283-073-1015ND
2014-04-212283-133-1020ND
2014-04-212283-142-1010ND
2014-04-212283-146-1116ND
2014-04-232283-001-1045ND
2014-04-232283-015-1045ND
2014-04-232283-033-1015ND
2014-04-232283-055-0930ND
2014-04-232283-065-0900ND
2014-04-242283-111-1000ND
2014-04-292283-246-0930ND
2014-05-082283-244-1000ND
2014-06-192283-004-1105ND
2014-06-192283-061-0950ND
2014-06-192283-062-1000ND
2014-06-192283-064-1120ND
2014-07-012283-034-0920ND
2014-07-082283-015-1000ND
2014-07-082283-042-1030ND
2014-07-082283-052-1130ND
2014-07-102283-033-1150ND
2014-07-162283-035-1100ND
2014-07-162283-066-0915ND
2014-07-162283-074-1155ND
2014-07-172283-019-1150ND
2014-07-172283-051-1100ND
2014-07-172283-054-1300ND
2014-07-172283-071-1020ND
2014-07-232283-013-1230ND
2014-07-242283-020-1330ND
2014-07-242283-065-1115ND
2014-07-292283-032-1130ND
2014-08-212283-010-1115ND
2014-08-212283-012-1200ND
2014-08-212283-028-1345ND
2014-08-212283-069-1030ND
2014-08-212283-244-0945ND
2014-08-272283-017-1330ND
2014-08-282283-030-1130ND
2014-08-282283-073-0940ND
2014-09-042283-016-0930ND
2014-09-242283-002-1120ND
2014-10-072283-098-1105ND
2014-10-142283-025-1335ND
2014-10-152283-244-0930ND
2014-10-212283-240-1210ND
2014-12-102283-011-1315ND
2015-01-152283-244-1140ND
2015-04-142283-092-1120ND
2015-04-162283-144-1330ND
2015-09-172283-135-1315ND
2016-08-092283-248-1358ND
2016-11-141620-250-1200ND