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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2021 UPDATE

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Chromium (hexavalent)

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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).

 

16

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

1

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
20130.00194 ppb161ND - 0.0310 ppb
2014N/A00N/A
2015N/A00N/A
2016N/A00N/A
2017N/A00N/A
2018N/A00N/A
2019N/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
2013-01-23ND
2013-01-23ND
2013-01-23ND
2013-01-23ND
2013-01-23ND
2013-01-230.0310 ppb
2013-01-23ND
2013-01-30ND
2013-07-01ND
2013-07-01ND
2013-07-01ND
2013-07-01ND
2013-07-01ND
2013-07-01ND
2013-07-01ND
2013-07-01ND