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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Chromium (hexavalent)

City of Winter Park

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).

 

12

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

12

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012N/A00N/A
20130.134 ppb660.0560 ppb - 0.220 ppb
20140.127 ppb660.0990 ppb - 0.150 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
2013-08-130.120 ppb
2013-08-130.180 ppb
2013-08-130.120 ppb
2013-08-130.220 ppb
2013-08-130.110 ppb
2013-08-130.0560 ppb
2014-02-100.120 ppb
2014-02-100.0990 ppb
2014-02-100.110 ppb
2014-02-100.140 ppb
2014-02-100.140 ppb
2014-02-180.150 ppb