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Chromium (hexavalent)

Sharpsburg 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).

 

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
20140.0304 ppb1610ND - 0.0700 ppb
2015N/A00N/A

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
2014-03-11105915PND
2014-03-11105916PND
2014-03-11305843P0.0330 ppb
2014-03-11305842PND
2014-06-03307672P0.0500 ppb
2014-06-03107593P0.0400 ppb
2014-06-03307673P0.0700 ppb
2014-06-03107594PND
2014-09-09109062PND
2014-09-09109061P0.0530 ppb
2014-09-09309141P0.0590 ppb
2014-09-09309140P0.0640 ppb
2014-12-03310789P0.0400 ppb
2014-12-03310788P0.0450 ppb
2014-12-03110711PND
2014-12-03110710P0.0320 ppb