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Chromium (total)

Fremont City

Chromium is a naturally occurring metal, but industrial uses can elevate its levels in water. One form, hexavalent chromium, causes cancer. Total chromium is not a good indicator of the amount of hexavalent chromium in drinking water.

 

14

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2010ND10ND
2011ND10ND
2012ND10ND
20130.820 ppb97ND - 1.80 ppb
2014ND10ND
2015ND10ND

ppb = parts per billion.

State and national drinking water standards and health guidelines

EPA Maximum Contaminant
Level (MCL) 100 ppb

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

ppb = parts per billion.

EPA Maximum Contaminant
Level Goal (MCLG)100 ppb

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

ppb = parts per billion.

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2010-06-09104940-05ND
2011-06-0611-13932-01ND
2012-06-0612-16544-02ND
2013-02-04M13-11315-030.870 ppb
2013-02-04M13-11315-010.896 ppb
2013-05-06M13-15440-030.348 ppb
2013-05-06M13-15440-01ND
2013-06-0313-16817-03ND
2013-08-06201308120061AM1.80 ppb
2013-08-06201308120059AM1.60 ppb
2013-11-04201311080270AM0.880 ppb
2013-11-04201311080272AM0.990 ppb
2014-06-0214-16804-03ND
2015-06-0115-17183-01AND