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Chromium (total)

Bath County Water District

Chromium is a naturally occurring metal, but industrial uses can elevate its levels in water. One form, hexavalent chromium, causes cancer. Total chromium is not a good indicator of the amount of hexavalent chromium in drinking water.

 

20

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2010N/A00N/A
2011N/A00N/A
2012N/A00N/A
2013N/A00N/A
2014N/A00N/A
20150.127 ppb209ND - 0.510 ppb

ppb = parts per billion.

State and national drinking water standards and health guidelines

EPA Maximum Contaminant
Level (MCL) 100 ppb

The enforceable federal standard that defines the highest level of a contaminant allowed in drinking water.

ppb = parts per billion.

EPA Maximum Contaminant
Level Goal (MCLG)100 ppb

A non-enforceable federal health guideline. For cancer-causing chemicals, these health goals are typically set to zero.

ppb = parts per billion.

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2015-01-08201501200088AMND
2015-01-08201501200090AMND
2015-01-08201501200116AM0.350 ppb
2015-01-08201501200120AMND
2015-01-08201501200118AMND
2015-04-13201504170328AM0.260 ppb
2015-04-13201504170327AMND
2015-04-13201504170333AMND
2015-04-13201504170332AMND
2015-04-13201504170326AMND
2015-07-21201507290074AM0.240 ppb
2015-07-21201507290066AMND
2015-07-21201507290072AM0.240 ppb
2015-07-21201507290068AM0.240 ppb
2015-07-21201507290070AM0.510 ppb
2015-10-14201510210076AMND
2015-10-14201510210070AM0.220 ppb
2015-10-14201510210068AM0.210 ppb
2015-10-14201510210072AM0.270 ppb
2015-12-02201512100067AMND