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Aluminum

Boone County PWSD 9

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

 

9

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
2012ND40ND
2013N/A00N/A
2014N/A00N/A
2015ND50ND

ppb = parts per billion.

State and national drinking water standards and health guidelines

Health Guideline 600 ppb

The 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
2012-02-07AB65941ND
2012-02-07AB65942ND
2012-02-08AB65943ND
2012-02-08AB65944ND
2015-02-18AC42208ND
2015-02-18AC42207ND
2015-02-18AC42206ND
2015-02-18AC42209ND
2015-02-18AC42205ND