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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Aluminum

City of Liberal

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

 

16

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
2013ND80ND
2014N/A00N/A
2015N/A00N/A
2016ND80ND
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
2013-03-19593642WSND
2013-03-19593645WSND
2013-03-19593644WSND
2013-03-19593643WSND
2013-03-19593646WSND
2013-03-19593641WSND
2013-03-19593640WSND
2013-03-19593639WSND
2016-02-22497284ND
2016-02-22497288ND
2016-02-22497285ND
2016-02-22497287ND
2016-02-22497289ND
2016-02-22497286ND
2016-02-22497282ND
2016-02-22497283ND