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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Aluminum

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

 

8

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012N/A00N/A
2013ND40ND
2014N/A00N/A
2015N/A00N/A
2016ND40ND
2017N/A00N/A

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
2013-12-19AI25555ND
2013-12-19AI25556ND
2013-12-19AI25557ND
2013-12-19AI25558ND
2016-08-24AJ24271ND
2016-08-24AJ24272ND
2016-08-24AJ24273ND
2016-11-22AJ34054ND