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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Chromium (hexavalent)

Bradfordville Regional WS

Chromium (hexavalent) is a carcinogen that commonly contaminates American drinking water. Chromium (hexavalent) in drinking water may be due to industrial pollution or natural occurrences in mineral deposits and groundwater. Read more about chromium (hexavalent).

 

24

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

23

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012N/A00N/A
20130.623 ppb1211ND - 2.10 ppb
20140.800 ppb12120.0360 ppb - 2.10 ppb
2015N/A00N/A
2016N/A00N/A
2017N/A00N/A

ppb = parts per billion

State and national drinking water standards and health guidelines

EWG Health Guideline 0.02 ppb

The EWG Health Guideline of 0.02 ppb for chromium (hexavalent) 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.

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

Date Result
2013-09-180.140 ppb
2013-09-180.200 ppb
2013-09-181.80 ppb
2013-09-180.110 ppb
2013-09-230.0500 ppb
2013-09-230.300 ppb
2013-09-230.970 ppb
2013-09-230.1000 ppb
2013-09-240.1000 ppb
2013-09-24ND
2013-09-242.10 ppb
2013-09-241.60 ppb
2014-03-100.0710 ppb
2014-03-100.0840 ppb
2014-03-100.360 ppb
2014-03-100.250 ppb
2014-03-100.900 ppb
2014-03-121.60 ppb
2014-03-122.10 ppb
2014-03-121.60 ppb
2014-03-122.10 ppb
2014-03-120.0360 ppb
2014-03-240.400 ppb
2014-03-240.1000 ppb