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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Chromium (hexavalent)

Bridgeport Township

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).

 

8

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

8

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012N/A00N/A
20130.300 ppb440.210 ppb - 0.390 ppb
20140.211 ppb660.169 ppb - 0.243 ppb
20150.197 ppb220.190 ppb - 0.203 ppb
2016N/A00N/A
2017N/A00N/A

ppb = parts per billion

State and national drinking water standards and health guidelines

EWG Health Guideline 0.02 ppb

The EWG 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
2014-05-20790737-113970.178 ppb
2014-05-20790739-113970.169 ppb
2014-08-06808899-120240.243 ppb
2014-08-06808901-120240.230 ppb
2014-11-12831354-128310.231 ppb
2014-11-12831352-128310.217 ppb
2015-02-10842800-133740.190 ppb
2015-02-10842798-133740.203 ppb