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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA)

Inman Campobello WD

NOTE: Inman Campobello WD purchases water from Union County Water System which is required to test for perfluorooctanoic acid (pfoa). Sample information shown below was taken by Union County Water System.

Perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) is a member of a group of perfluorinated chemicals used in many consumer products. PFOA and other perfluorinated chemicals can cause serious health effects, including cancer, endocrine disruption, accelerated puberty, liver and immune system damage, and thyroid changes. These chemicals are persistent in the environment and they accumulate in people. Click here to read more about perfluorinated chemicals.

 

8

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012N/A00N/A
2013N/A00N/A
2014ND20ND
2015ND20ND
2016N/A00N/A
2017N/A00N/A

ppt = parts per trillion

State and national drinking water standards and health guidelines

EWG Health Guideline 0.007 ppt

The EWG Health Guideline of 0.007 ppt for PFOA was defined by 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.

ppt = parts per trillion

All test results

NOTE: Inman Campobello WD purchases water from Union County Water System which is required to test for perfluorooctanoic acid (pfoa). Sample information shown below was taken by Union County Water System.

Date Lab ID Result
2014-03-0335128752003AMND
2014-03-0335128752001AMND
2014-04-2835135799001AMND
2014-05-0135136332001AMND
2014-07-2935148373003AMND
2014-07-2935148373001AMND
2014-10-1435159539003AMND
2014-10-1435159539001AMND