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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2021 UPDATE

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Strontium

Waterford Township

Strontium is a metal that accumulates in the bones. Radioactive strontium-90 can cause bone cancer and leukemia, and any form of strontium at high doses can harm bone health.

 

46

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
20130.343 ppb23230.00550 ppb - 0.548 ppb
20140.390 ppb23230.000400 ppb - 0.703 ppb
2015N/A00N/A
2016N/A00N/A
2017N/A00N/A
2018N/A00N/A

ppb = parts per billion

State and national drinking water standards and health guidelines

EWG Health Guideline 1,500 ppb

The EWG Health Guideline of 1,500 ppb for strontium was defined by the Environmental Protection Agency as a benchmark for testing under the Unregulated Contaminant Monitoring Rule program. This health guideline protects against harm to bones.

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2013-12-03243226010.339 ppb
2013-12-03243216010.337 ppb
2013-12-03243227010.299 ppb
2013-12-03243229010.435 ppb
2013-12-03243221010.354 ppb
2013-12-03243248010.381 ppb
2013-12-03243217010.409 ppb
2013-12-04243220010.456 ppb
2013-12-04243231010.150 ppb
2013-12-04243244010.502 ppb
2013-12-04243218010.00550 ppb
2013-12-04243219010.192 ppb
2013-12-04243225010.215 ppb
2013-12-04243222010.419 ppb
2013-12-04243224010.274 ppb
2013-12-04243223010.427 ppb
2013-12-04243242010.433 ppb
2013-12-04243238010.344 ppb
2013-12-04243246010.349 ppb
2013-12-04243235010.443 ppb
2013-12-04243240010.296 ppb
2013-12-04243233010.548 ppb
2013-12-17246229010.277 ppb
2014-06-02260182010.380 ppb
2014-06-02260180010.498 ppb
2014-06-02260184010.356 ppb
2014-06-02260162010.224 ppb
2014-06-02260161010.495 ppb
2014-06-02260163010.403 ppb
2014-06-03260171010.703 ppb
2014-06-03260167010.441 ppb
2014-06-03260165010.402 ppb
2014-06-03260187010.369 ppb
2014-06-03260176010.343 ppb
2014-06-03260186010.396 ppb
2014-06-03260178010.223 ppb
2014-06-03260173010.475 ppb
2014-06-03260164010.422 ppb
2014-06-03260155010.452 ppb
2014-06-03260154010.396 ppb
2014-06-03260169010.168 ppb
2014-06-03260157010.192 ppb
2014-06-03260158010.650 ppb
2014-06-03260160010.571 ppb
2014-06-03260159010.403 ppb
2014-06-03260156010.000400 ppb