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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Tritium

Oak Park Water Service

Tritium is a radioactive element emitted from nuclear reactors and weapons production plants. Radiation from tritium and other radioactive substances increases the risk of cancer. Click here to read more on radiological contaminants.

 

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Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

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Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012ND110ND
201360.79 pCi/L192ND - 660.00 pCi/L
201418.11 pCi/L191ND - 344.00 pCi/L
2015ND190ND
201613.85 pCi/L201ND - 277.00 pCi/L
2017430.00 pCi/L2010ND - 1,000.00 pCi/L

pCi/L = picocuries per liter

State and national drinking water standards and health guidelines

EWG Health Guideline 400 pCi/L

The EWG Health Guideline of 400 pCi/L for tritium 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 cancer.

pCi/L = picocuries per liter

All test results

Date Lab ID Result