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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Aluminum

City of Lake Charles Water System

Aluminum is a metal released from metal refineries and mining operations. Too much aluminum exposure can impair children's brain development.

 

52

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
20124.12 ppb3414ND - 10.00 ppb
2013ND20ND
2014N/A00N/A
2015ND100ND
2016N/A00N/A
2017ND60ND

ppb = parts per billion

State and national drinking water standards and health guidelines

EWG Health Guideline 600 ppb

The EWG Health Guideline of 600 ppb for aluminum 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 harm to the brain and nervous system.

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2012-04-30AD65269ND
2012-04-30AD65274ND
2012-04-30AD65279ND
2012-04-30AD65279ND
2012-04-30AD65259ND
2012-04-30AD65259ND
2012-04-30AD65264ND
2012-04-30AD65269ND
2012-04-30AD65274ND
2012-04-30AD65264ND
2012-05-29AD6573410.00 ppb
2012-05-29AD6572410.00 ppb
2012-05-29AD6571910.00 ppb
2012-05-29AD6573910.00 ppb
2012-05-29AD6572910.00 ppb
2012-05-29AD6572410.00 ppb
2012-05-29AD6571910.00 ppb
2012-05-29AD6573910.00 ppb
2012-05-29AD6573410.00 ppb
2012-05-29AD6572910.00 ppb
2012-07-23AD67953ND
2012-07-23AD67948ND
2012-07-23AD6793810.00 ppb
2012-07-23AD67933ND
2012-07-23AD6793810.00 ppb
2012-07-23AD67953ND
2012-07-23AD67948ND
2012-07-23AD67943ND
2012-07-23AD67933ND
2012-07-23AD67943ND
2012-10-08AD71668ND
2012-10-08AD71668ND
2012-10-08AD7167810.00 ppb
2012-10-08AD7167810.00 ppb
2013-03-20AD76236ND
2013-03-20AD76236ND
2015-03-2335180731004ND
2015-03-2335180731005ND
2015-03-2335180731001ND
2015-03-2335180731002ND
2015-03-2335180731003ND
2015-03-2335180731005ND
2015-03-2335180731004ND
2015-03-2335180731001ND
2015-03-2335180731002ND
2015-03-2335180731003ND
2017-12-18AE20283ND
2017-12-18AE20287ND
2017-12-18AE20279ND
2017-12-18AE20279ND
2017-12-18AE20287ND
2017-12-18AE20283ND