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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Aluminum

Griffin

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

 

12

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012ND20ND
201329.0 ppb21ND - 58.0 ppb
2014ND20ND
201527.5 ppb21ND - 55.0 ppb
201675.0 ppb21ND - 150.0 ppb
2017ND20ND

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
2012-05-08AH61154ND
2012-05-15AH64675ND
2013-06-12AI03634ND
2013-07-10AI0609958.0 ppb
2014-02-25AI28735ND
2014-02-25AI28627ND
2015-01-27AI6362655.0 ppb
2015-02-10AI64715ND
2016-01-27AJ05145150.0 ppb
2016-02-08AJ06091ND
2017-02-09AJ46223ND
2017-02-13AJ46346ND