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Chromium (total)

Sharpsburg 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.

 

16

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
2014ND160ND
2015N/A00N/A

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
2014-03-11105915PND
2014-03-11305843PND
2014-03-11305842PND
2014-03-11105916PND
2014-06-03307673PND
2014-06-03307672PND
2014-06-03107594PND
2014-06-03107593PND
2014-09-09109062PND
2014-09-09109061PND
2014-09-09309140PND
2014-09-09309141PND
2014-12-03110711PND
2014-12-03110710PND
2014-12-03310788PND
2014-12-03310789PND