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Aluminum

Missouri American St. Louis County & St. Charles County

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

 

80

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2010ND150ND
2011ND200ND
20120.500 ppb201ND - 10.00 ppb
2013ND50ND
2014ND150ND
20152.00 ppb51ND - 10.00 ppb

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
2010-02-02CO03733ND
2010-04-22CP17880ND
2010-04-22CP18005ND
2010-04-22CP18091ND
2010-04-22CP18094ND
2010-07-20CP50755ND
2010-07-20CP50650ND
2010-07-20CP50589ND
2010-07-21CP50506ND
2010-08-16CP58473ND
2010-10-04CP80277ND
2010-10-05CP80428ND
2010-10-05CP80425ND
2010-10-05CP80338ND
2010-10-05CP80211ND
2011-01-12CR17723ND
2011-01-12CR17791ND
2011-01-12CR17852ND
2011-01-12CR17939ND
2011-01-12CR17942ND
2011-04-05CS27259ND
2011-04-05CS27256ND
2011-04-05CS27179ND
2011-04-05CS27124ND
2011-04-05CS27063ND
2011-07-06CS61791ND
2011-07-06CS61871ND
2011-07-06CS61927ND
2011-07-06CS62023ND
2011-07-06CS62026ND
2011-10-03CS99711ND
2011-10-03CS99708ND
2011-10-03CS99629ND
2011-10-03CS99572ND
2011-10-03CS99509ND
2012-01-0515587201ND
2012-01-0515595301ND
2012-01-0515825301ND
2012-01-0515827701ND
2012-01-0515828801ND
2012-04-1017408201ND
2012-04-1017406401ND
2012-04-1016420401ND
2012-04-1616113701ND
2012-04-1616115601ND
2012-07-0519180601ND
2012-07-0517408301ND
2012-07-0517406501ND
2012-07-1117131701ND
2012-07-1716992501ND
2012-10-091989540110.00 ppb
2012-10-0919894801ND
2012-10-0919893601ND
2012-10-0919892701ND
2012-10-0919180701ND
2013-04-0221490701ND
2013-04-0221492501ND
2013-04-0321491601ND
2013-04-0321493401ND
2013-04-2221833601ND
2014-04-1525144401ND
2014-04-1525144101ND
2014-04-1525143201ND
2014-04-1625141401ND
2014-04-1625142301ND
2014-07-23AC29365ND
2014-07-23AC29364ND
2014-07-23AC29363ND
2014-07-23AC29362ND
2014-07-23AC29361ND
2014-07-2326417901ND
2014-07-2326417801ND
2014-07-2326417701ND
2014-07-2326417601ND
2014-07-2326417501ND
2015-04-2228627701ND
2015-04-222862740110.00 ppb
2015-04-2228626501ND
2015-04-2228624701ND
2015-04-2228625601ND