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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Nitrate and nitrite

Whitehouse Village

NOTE: Whitehouse Village purchases water from City of Toledo which is required to test for nitrate and nitrite. Sample information shown below was taken by City of Toledo.

Nitrate and nitrite enter water from fertilizer runoff, septic tanks and urban runoff. These contaminants can cause oxygen deprivation for infants and increase the risk of cancer. Nitrite is significantly more toxic than nitrate. Click here to read more about nitrate.

 

73

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

57

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
20120.693 ppm128ND - 2.45 ppm
20130.805 ppm129ND - 2.86 ppm
20141.23 ppm1310ND - 4.07 ppm
20151.12 ppm1211ND - 3.12 ppm
20160.895 ppm1210ND - 2.48 ppm
20171.12 ppm129ND - 3.25 ppm

ppm = parts per million

State and national drinking water standards and health guidelines

EWG Health Guideline 0.14 ppm

The health guideline of 0.14 parts per million, or ppm, for nitrate and nitrite is based on the equivalent health guideline for nitrate, as defined in a peer-reviewed scientific study by EWG. This guideline represents a one-in-one-million annual cancer risk level.

EPA Maximum Contaminant
Level (MCL) 10 ppm

ppm = parts per million

All test results

NOTE: Whitehouse Village purchases water from City of Toledo which is required to test for nitrate and nitrite. Sample information shown below was taken by City of Toledo.

Date Lab ID Result
2012-01-10AG127591.74 ppm
2012-02-14AG149882.45 ppm
2012-03-14AG168650.730 ppm
2012-04-09AG185931.29 ppm
2012-05-07AG204740.620 ppm
2012-06-06AG225660.540 ppm
2012-07-11AG24927ND
2012-08-02AG26674ND
2012-09-13AG29776ND
2012-10-11AG31718ND
2012-11-14AG340110.300 ppm
2012-12-05AG352960.650 ppm
2013-01-08AG373160.360 ppm
2013-02-12AG395891.21 ppm
2013-03-11AG412891.32 ppm
2013-04-08AG430690.680 ppm
2013-05-06AG448712.86 ppm
2013-06-06AG473221.04 ppm
2013-07-10AG497560.970 ppm
2013-08-12AG523670.940 ppm
2013-09-06AG54393ND
2013-10-03AG56279ND
2013-11-04AG58265ND
2013-12-05AG607140.280 ppm
2014-01-13AG626111.94 ppm
2014-02-07AG641974.07 ppm
2014-03-11AG661222.54 ppm
2014-04-15AG684641.19 ppm
2014-05-05AG696992.48 ppm
2014-06-06AG724110.690 ppm
2014-07-11AG752391.64 ppm
2014-08-07AG771910.640 ppm
2014-08-13AG77749ND
2014-09-11AG80337ND
2014-10-10AG82653ND
2014-11-07AG845890.230 ppm
2014-12-04AG866150.590 ppm
2015-01-08AG887201.14 ppm
2015-02-11AG905801.98 ppm
2015-03-11AG922750.950 ppm
2015-04-07AG938690.970 ppm
2015-05-06AG957921.66 ppm
2015-06-08AG983311.19 ppm
2015-07-17AH013553.12 ppm
2015-08-11AH032271.19 ppm
2015-09-02AH04890ND
2015-10-06AH071730.680 ppm
2015-11-03AH091110.280 ppm
2015-12-03AH112650.290 ppm
2016-01-07AH132560.980 ppm
2016-02-05AH149281.34 ppm
2016-03-02AH163871.20 ppm
2016-04-06AH187471.21 ppm
2016-05-10AH211872.48 ppm
2016-06-02AH228571.04 ppm
2016-07-07AH253900.870 ppm
2016-08-02AH271840.420 ppm
2016-09-07AH30034ND
2016-10-05AH32695ND
2016-11-10AH356790.480 ppm
2016-12-07AH375510.720 ppm
2017-01-11AH402591.18 ppm
2017-02-15AH432262.60 ppm
2017-03-08AH446051.99 ppm
2017-04-18AH475391.01 ppm
2017-05-09AH493193.25 ppm
2017-06-06AH511952.27 ppm
2017-07-06AH538660.520 ppm
2017-08-08AH567710.350 ppm
2017-09-06AH58970ND
2017-10-12AH62167ND
2017-11-09AH63979ND
2017-12-06AH657790.270 ppm