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Chromium (hexavalent)

Bath County Water District

Chromium (hexavalent) is a carcinogen that commonly contaminates American drinking water. Chromium (hexavalent) in drinking water may be due to industrial pollution or natural occurrences in mineral deposits and groundwater. Read more about chromium (hexavalent).

 

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
20150.0610 ppb2012ND - 0.400 ppb

ppb = parts per billion.

State and national drinking water standards and health guidelines

Health Guideline 0.02 ppb

The health guideline of 0.02 ppb for chromium (hexavalent) 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 cancer.

ppb = parts per billion.

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2015-01-08M15-10565-010.240 ppb
2015-01-08M15-10568-03ND
2015-01-08M15-10568-01ND
2015-01-08M15-10564-03ND
2015-01-08M15-10564-01ND
2015-04-13M15-14718-070.0430 ppb
2015-04-13M15-14718-08ND
2015-04-13M15-14718-03ND
2015-04-13M15-14718-010.0360 ppb
2015-04-13M15-14718-020.0320 ppb
2015-07-21M15-20349-090.0610 ppb
2015-07-21M15-20349-030.0710 ppb
2015-07-21M15-20349-010.0330 ppb
2015-07-21M15-20349-070.110 ppb
2015-07-21M15-20349-050.400 ppb
2015-10-14M15-25337-070.0980 ppb
2015-10-14M15-25337-01ND
2015-10-14M15-25337-090.0340 ppb
2015-10-14M15-25337-03ND
2015-10-14M15-25337-050.0610 ppb