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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2021 UPDATE

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Aluminum

Calleguas Municipal Water District

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

 

49

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
20143.75 ppb83ND - 10.00 ppb
201537.8 ppb96ND - 180.0 ppb
201617.5 ppb86ND - 40.0 ppb
20177.50 ppb81ND - 60.0 ppb
201825.0 ppb82ND - 150.0 ppb
201920.0 ppb82ND - 110.0 ppb

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
2014-01-105867-010-113010.00 ppb
2014-01-105867-006-094510.00 ppb
2014-03-215867-007-1125ND
2014-03-315867-006-102010.00 ppb
2014-04-115867-009-1010ND
2014-04-185867-011-1030ND
2014-05-075867-004-0915ND
2014-11-185867-008-1315ND
2015-02-025867-004-0815ND
2015-02-195867-017-1415180.0 ppb
2015-10-215867-014-102020.0 ppb
2015-10-275867-016-1130ND
2015-10-275867-015-130020.0 ppb
2015-10-275867-012-103010.00 ppb
2015-11-045867-004-1340ND
2015-11-055867-013-114090.0 ppb
2015-12-305867-017-101520.0 ppb
2016-04-045867-004-0840ND
2016-04-055867-023-100020.0 ppb
2016-04-055867-022-093010.00 ppb
2016-04-065867-019-103020.0 ppb
2016-04-065867-021-115020.0 ppb
2016-04-065867-020-130530.0 ppb
2016-04-065867-018-110040.0 ppb
2016-11-075867-004-0745ND
2017-03-215867-004-1040ND
2017-04-175867-009-1245ND
2017-04-175867-008-1005ND
2017-04-185867-006-1130ND
2017-04-195867-011-1050ND
2017-10-165867-004-0855ND
2017-11-065867-007-1015ND
2017-11-065867-010-112060.0 ppb
2018-02-135867-016-0945ND
2018-02-135867-015-1050ND
2018-02-265867-004-0915ND
2018-03-075867-013-1320150.0 ppb
2018-03-085867-014-1330ND
2018-03-085867-012-100050.0 ppb
2018-04-305867-017-1030ND
2018-11-055867-004-0820ND
2019-01-295867-004-0930ND
2019-02-045867-018-0945ND
2019-02-055867-022-1020ND
2019-02-055867-023-0945ND
2019-02-075867-020-084050.0 ppb
2019-02-115867-021-0930ND
2019-02-195867-019-1100110.0 ppb
2019-11-045867-004-0800ND