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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Aluminum

City of Royse City

NOTE: City of Royse City purchases water from North Texas Municipal Water District Wylie Water Treatment Plant which is required to test for aluminum. Sample information shown below was taken by North Texas Municipal Water District Wylie Water Treatment Plant.

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

 

16

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012ND20ND
2013ND30ND
20141.42 ppb31ND - 4.25 ppb
20154.33 ppb31ND - 13.0 ppb
2016ND30ND
2017ND20ND

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 Royse City purchases water from North Texas Municipal Water District Wylie Water Treatment Plant which is required to test for aluminum. Sample information shown below was taken by North Texas Municipal Water District Wylie Water Treatment Plant.

Date Lab ID Result
2012-06-061206184004ND
2012-06-061206184003ND
2013-02-271302906005ND
2013-02-271302906004ND
2013-04-291304A06008ND
2014-01-28Q14027510024.25 ppb
2014-01-28Q1402751001ND
2014-01-28Q1402751014ND
2015-05-21Q1518817002ND
2015-05-21Q1518817001ND
2015-11-19Q154609400213.0 ppb
2016-05-02Q1617286023ND
2016-05-02Q1617286016ND
2016-05-02Q1617286015ND
2017-06-22Q1726245003ND
2017-06-22Q1726245002ND