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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Chromium (hexavalent)

Warren County Socialville PWS

NOTE: Warren County Socialville PWS purchases water from Cincinnati Public Water System which is required to test for chromium (hexavalent). Sample information shown below was taken by Cincinnati Public Water System.

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).

 

12

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

12

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012N/A00N/A
20130.0552 ppb660.0520 ppb - 0.0630 ppb
20140.0395 ppb220.0390 ppb - 0.0400 ppb
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: Warren County Socialville PWS purchases water from Cincinnati Public Water System which is required to test for chromium (hexavalent). Sample information shown below was taken by Cincinnati Public Water System.

Date Lab ID Result
2013-01-15201301170029AM0.200 ppb
2013-01-15201301170068AM0.0680 ppb
2013-01-15201301160541AM0.210 ppb
2013-01-15201301170119AM0.0610 ppb
2013-04-16201304170627AM0.0480 ppb
2013-04-16201304170605AM0.0980 ppb
2013-07-18201307190565AM0.0540 ppb
2013-07-18201307190584AM0.0780 ppb
2013-07-18201307190562AM0.210 ppb
2013-07-31201308010365AM0.220 ppb
2013-10-16201310170154AM0.0600 ppb
2013-10-16201310170132AM0.0990 ppb