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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Aluminum

City of Paint Rock

NOTE: City of Paint Rock purchases water from Millersview-doole Water Supply Corporation which is required to test for aluminum. Sample information shown below was taken by Millersview-doole Water Supply Corporation.

Aluminum is a metal released from metal refineries and mining operations. Too much aluminum exposure can impair children's brain development.

 

7

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
201387.7 ppb1187.7 ppb
2014ND10ND
2015ND10ND
2016ND10ND
201711.5 ppb21ND - 23.0 ppb

ppb = parts per billion

State and national drinking water standards and health guidelines

EWG Health Guideline 600 ppb

The EWG Health Guideline of 600 ppb for aluminum 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 harm to the brain and nervous system.

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

NOTE: City of Paint Rock purchases water from Millersview-doole Water Supply Corporation which is required to test for aluminum. Sample information shown below was taken by Millersview-doole Water Supply Corporation.

Date Lab ID Result
2013-06-26Q13029710046.22 ppb
2014-02-27AC44960ND
2014-02-27AC44964ND
2015-02-03AC78962ND
2016-02-17AD24213ND
2017-03-01Q1708974003ND
2017-05-17Q172017200323.0 ppb