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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2021 UPDATE

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Nitrate

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Nitrate, a fertilizer chemical, frequently contaminates drinking water due to agricultural and urban runoff, and discharges from municipal wastewater treatment plants and septic tanks. Excessive nitrate in water can cause oxygen deprivation in infants and increase the risk of cancer. Click here to read more about nitrate.

 

8

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

2

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
20140.638 ppm110.638 ppm
2015ND10ND
20160.0730 ppm21ND - 0.146 ppm
2017ND10ND
2018ND10ND
2019ND20ND

ppm = parts per million

State and national drinking water standards and health guidelines

EWG Health Guideline 0.14 ppm

The EWG Health Guideline of 0.14 ppm for nitrate was defined by EWG . This health guideline protects against cancer and harm to fetal growth and development.

EPA Maximum Contaminant
Level (MCL) 10 ppm

The legal limit for nitrate, established in 1962, was developed to protect infants from acute methemoglobinemia, a life-threatening disorder of oxygen transport in the body. This limit does not fully protect against the risk of cancer and harm to the developing fetus.

ppm = parts per million

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2014-01-1421400173AB0.638 ppm
2015-01-1321500146ABND
2016-01-2021600189AB0.146 ppm
2016-07-1821602470ALND
2017-01-1921700209ABND
2018-01-0921800110ABND
2019-01-1421900130ABND
2019-07-1021902491ANND