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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Aluminum

Wilson County Rural Water District 1

NOTE: Wilson County Rural Water District 1 purchases water from Public Wholesale Water Supply District 23 which is required to test for aluminum. Sample information shown below was taken by Public Wholesale Water Supply District 23.

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

 

6

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
201261.0 ppb1161.0 ppb
201341.0 ppb1141.0 ppb
201465.0 ppb1165.0 ppb
201511.0 ppb1111.0 ppb
201614.0 ppb1114.0 ppb
201721.0 ppb1121.0 ppb

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

NOTE: Wilson County Rural Water District 1 purchases water from Public Wholesale Water Supply District 23 which is required to test for aluminum. Sample information shown below was taken by Public Wholesale Water Supply District 23.

Date Lab ID Result
2012-02-21575646WS61.0 ppb
2013-03-05592967WS41.0 ppb
2014-02-246610365.0 ppb
2015-02-1628036911.0 ppb
2016-02-2449795414.0 ppb
2017-02-2071163221.0 ppb