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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Chromium (hexavalent)

Moore County Public Util. - Pinehurst

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).

 

52

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

29

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012N/A00N/A
20130.0605 ppb5229ND - 0.690 ppb
2014N/A00N/A
2015N/A00N/A
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
2013-02-26201302280404AMND
2013-02-26201302280397AM0.0390 ppb
2013-02-26201302280394AMND
2013-02-26201302280379AMND
2013-02-27201303010360AMND
2013-02-27201302280402AMND
2013-02-27201302280383AM0.0630 ppb
2013-02-27201302280381AMND
2013-02-27201302280392AMND
2013-02-27201302280375AM0.0920 ppb
2013-02-27201302280377AMND
2013-02-27201302280390AMND
2013-02-27201302280385AM0.0970 ppb
2013-02-27201302280415AMND
2013-02-27201302280373AMND
2013-02-27201303010370AMND
2013-02-27201302280387AMND
2013-02-28201303010374AM0.120 ppb
2013-02-28201303010372AM0.0690 ppb
2013-02-28201303010356AM0.0940 ppb
2013-02-28201303010376AM0.0890 ppb
2013-02-28201303010354AM0.0610 ppb
2013-03-19201303200285AM0.690 ppb
2013-05-15201305170382AM0.110 ppb
2013-05-16201305170365AM0.0650 ppb
2013-05-16201305170380AM0.0650 ppb
2013-08-27201308280186AMND
2013-08-27201308280202AM0.400 ppb
2013-08-27201308280135AMND
2013-08-29201308300146AM0.0560 ppb
2013-08-29201308300199AMND
2013-08-29201308300197AMND
2013-08-29201308300192AMND
2013-09-03201309040329AMND
2013-09-03201309040316AMND
2013-09-03201309040306AMND
2013-09-03201309040308AMND
2013-09-09201309100216AMND
2013-09-09201309100276AM0.0320 ppb
2013-09-10201309110516AM0.0640 ppb
2013-09-12201309130560AM0.0340 ppb
2013-09-25201309270126AM0.0690 ppb
2013-09-25201309270100AM0.0390 ppb
2013-09-25201309270077AM0.0650 ppb
2013-09-26201309270081AM0.0760 ppb
2013-09-26201309270085AM0.1000 ppb
2013-09-26201309270079AM0.180 ppb
2013-09-26201309270083AM0.160 ppb
2013-11-26201311270064AM0.0410 ppb
2013-11-26201311270049AM0.0700 ppb
2013-11-26201311270389AM0.0610 ppb
2013-11-26201311270062AM0.0430 ppb