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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Chromium (hexavalent)

Whitehouse Village

NOTE: Whitehouse Village purchases water from City of Toledo which is required to test for chromium (hexavalent). Sample information shown below was taken by City of Toledo.

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).

 

8

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

8

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012N/A00N/A
20130.219 ppb880.190 ppb - 0.260 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

NOTE: Whitehouse Village purchases water from City of Toledo which is required to test for chromium (hexavalent). Sample information shown below was taken by City of Toledo.

Date Lab ID Result
2013-02-13M13-11977-010.232 ppb
2013-02-13M13-11977-030.260 ppb
2013-05-17M13-16123-030.210 ppb
2013-05-17M13-16123-010.220 ppb
2013-08-08M13-20460-010.190 ppb
2013-08-08M13-20460-030.210 ppb
2013-11-07M13-25108-010.220 ppb
2013-11-07M13-25108-030.210 ppb