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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Aluminum

Salt Lake City Water System

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

 

106

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

1

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
20120.200 ppb151ND - 3.00 ppb
2013ND160ND
201419.3 ppb145ND - 70.0 ppb
201535.6 ppb169ND - 80.0 ppb
201640.8 ppb253ND - 900.0 ppb
2017ND200ND

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

Date Result
2012-01-25ND
2012-01-25ND
2012-01-26ND
2012-05-25ND
2012-06-01ND
2012-06-01ND
2012-06-01ND
2012-06-05ND
2012-06-05ND
2012-06-29ND
2012-06-293.00 ppb
2012-06-29ND
2012-07-13ND
2012-07-17ND
2012-07-17ND
2013-01-18ND
2013-01-25ND
2013-01-25ND
2013-05-10ND
2013-05-15ND
2013-05-15ND
2013-05-16ND
2013-06-18ND
2013-06-18ND
2013-06-18ND
2013-06-25ND
2013-06-28ND
2013-06-28ND
2013-07-30ND
2013-07-30ND
2013-08-27ND
2014-01-10ND
2014-05-23ND
2014-05-30ND
2014-05-30ND
2014-06-0350.0 ppb
2014-06-1150.0 ppb
2014-06-2550.0 ppb
2014-06-25ND
2014-07-01ND
2014-07-0150.0 ppb
2014-07-0270.0 ppb
2014-07-09ND
2014-07-09ND
2014-07-09ND
2015-01-2350.0 ppb
2015-01-2370.0 ppb
2015-01-30ND
2015-01-30ND
2015-02-27ND
2015-05-01ND
2015-05-0860.0 ppb
2015-05-15ND
2015-06-1970.0 ppb
2015-06-19ND
2015-06-1950.0 ppb
2015-06-1960.0 ppb
2015-07-1070.0 ppb
2015-07-1060.0 ppb
2015-07-10ND
2015-07-1780.0 ppb
2016-01-08ND
2016-01-08ND
2016-01-15ND
2016-02-12ND
2016-02-26ND
2016-03-25ND
2016-05-19ND
2016-05-19ND
2016-06-03ND
2016-06-03ND
2016-06-10ND
2016-06-10ND
2016-06-10ND
2016-06-2460.0 ppb
2016-06-24ND
2016-06-2460.0 ppb
2016-06-28ND
2016-06-28ND
2016-07-08ND
2016-07-08ND
2016-07-13ND
2016-07-29ND
2016-07-29ND
2016-07-29ND
2016-09-08900.0 ppb
2017-01-13ND
2017-01-13ND
2017-01-20ND
2017-01-20ND
2017-03-03ND
2017-03-24ND
2017-06-09ND
2017-06-09ND
2017-06-16ND
2017-06-16ND
2017-06-20ND
2017-06-23ND
2017-06-30ND
2017-07-14ND
2017-07-14ND
2017-07-21ND
2017-07-21ND
2017-08-03ND
2017-08-08ND
2017-08-08ND