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Chromium (total)

Beauregard Water Works District #3

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.

 

48

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
20123.33 ppb61ND - 20.0 ppb
2013ND50ND
2014N/A00N/A
20150.0320 ppb254ND - 0.200 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
2012-06-193560137W12ND
2012-06-193560137W12ND
2012-11-05AD72961ND
2012-11-05AD72981ND
2012-11-05AD72976ND
2012-11-05AD7297120.0 ppb
2012-11-05AD72966ND
2012-11-05AD72961ND
2012-11-05AD72966ND
2012-11-05AD7297120.0 ppb
2012-11-05AD72976ND
2012-11-05AD72981ND
2013-01-14AD74754ND
2013-01-14AD74749ND
2013-01-14AD74744ND
2013-01-14AD74739ND
2013-01-14AD74734ND
2013-01-14AD74739ND
2013-01-14AD74744ND
2013-01-14AD74749ND
2013-01-14AD74754ND
2013-01-14AD74734ND
2015-02-273197590ND
2015-02-273197676ND
2015-02-273197572ND
2015-02-273197619ND
2015-02-273197608ND
2015-02-273197596ND
2015-02-273197685ND
2015-02-273197638ND
2015-02-2731975640.200 ppb
2015-02-273197689ND
2015-03-0235177665002ND
2015-03-0235177665002ND
2015-03-113205158ND
2015-03-113205162ND
2015-08-183305573ND
2015-08-183305616ND
2015-08-183305509ND
2015-08-183305600ND
2015-08-183305531ND
2015-08-183305960ND
2015-08-183305588ND
2015-08-1833055480.200 ppb
2015-08-183305954ND
2015-08-183305582ND
2015-08-1833055400.200 ppb
2015-08-1833055440.200 ppb