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Asbestos

Fultonville Village Public Water Supply

Asbestos is a mineral fiber introduced into water by the dissolution of asbestos-containing minerals and from decay of asbestos cement in water mains. Asbestos causes cancer when ingested or inhaled.

 

1

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
2011ND10ND
2012N/A00N/A
2013N/A00N/A
2014N/A00N/A
2015N/A00N/A

MFL = million fibers per liter.

State and national drinking water standards and health guidelines

EPA Maximum Contaminant
Level (MCL) 7 MFL

The enforceable federal standard that defines the highest level of a contaminant allowed in drinking water.

MFL = million fibers per liter.

EPA Maximum Contaminant
Level Goal (MCLG)7.00 MFL

A non-enforceable federal health guideline. For cancer-causing chemicals, these health goals are typically set to zero.

MFL = million fibers per liter.

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2011-05-04JH1102774-ASBESTOSND