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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2021 UPDATE

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Chromium (hexavalent)

Waterford 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).

 

46

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

1

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
20130.00130 ppb231ND - 0.0300 ppb
2014ND230ND
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 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
2013-12-0324321601ND
2013-12-0324322601ND
2013-12-0324322101ND
2013-12-0324321701ND
2013-12-0324322901ND
2013-12-0324324901ND
2013-12-0324324801ND
2013-12-0324322701ND
2013-12-0424324401ND
2013-12-0424322401ND
2013-12-0424322001ND
2013-12-0424322501ND
2013-12-0424322201ND
2013-12-0424322301ND
2013-12-0424321801ND
2013-12-0424321901ND
2013-12-0424324201ND
2013-12-04243240010.0300 ppb
2013-12-0424323101ND
2013-12-0424323801ND
2013-12-0424324601ND
2013-12-0424323301ND
2013-12-0424323501ND
2014-06-0226018401ND
2014-06-0226016101ND
2014-06-0226016301ND
2014-06-0226016201ND
2014-06-0226018001ND
2014-06-0226018201ND
2014-06-0326015801ND
2014-06-0326018701ND
2014-06-0326017801ND
2014-06-0326017101ND
2014-06-0326017301ND
2014-06-0326015401ND
2014-06-0326015501ND
2014-06-0326015901ND
2014-06-0326015601ND
2014-06-0326016901ND
2014-06-0326015701ND
2014-06-0326016001ND
2014-06-0326016401ND
2014-06-0326017601ND
2014-06-0326018601ND
2014-06-0326016501ND
2014-06-0326016701ND