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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Tritium

City of Paint Rock

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

Tritium is a radioactive element emitted from nuclear reactors and weapons production plants. Radiation from tritium and other radioactive substances increases the risk of cancer. Click here to read more on radiological contaminants.

 

30

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
2013ND20ND
2014ND40ND
2015ND30ND
2016ND80ND
2017ND40ND

pCi/L = picocuries per liter

State and national drinking water standards and health guidelines

EWG Health Guideline 400 pCi/L

The EWG Health Guideline of 400 pCi/L for tritium 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.

pCi/L = picocuries per liter

All test results

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

Date Lab ID Result
2013-12-09AC36967ND
2013-12-09AC36968ND
2014-02-27AC44987ND
2014-02-27AC44986ND
2014-04-22AC51343ND
2014-04-22AC51342ND
2014-09-17AC67251ND
2014-09-17AC67250ND
2014-11-18AC72630ND
2014-11-18AC72632ND
2015-02-03AC79425ND
2015-02-03AC79426ND
2015-05-19AC92510ND
2015-05-19AC92511ND
2015-09-28AD08870ND
2015-09-28AD08871ND
2015-11-03AD12319ND
2015-11-03AD12320ND
2016-02-17AD24236ND
2016-02-17AD24237ND
2016-05-18AD37194ND
2016-05-18AD37193ND
2016-07-21AD45146ND
2016-07-21AD45147ND
2016-12-01AD59811ND
2016-12-01AD59812ND
2017-03-01AD73059ND
2017-05-17AD84797ND
2017-07-27AD91029ND
2017-11-02AE03388ND