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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Aluminum

Waukesha Water Utility

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

 

31

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
2014N/A00N/A
2015ND40ND
2016N/A00N/A
20174.48 ppb2717ND - 9.00 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

Date Lab ID Result
2015-03-10847852ND
2015-03-10847850ND
2015-03-11847854ND
2015-09-29886381ND
2017-03-289800859.00 ppb
2017-03-28980079ND
2017-03-289800828.00 ppb
2017-05-02986362ND
2017-05-029863658.00 ppb
2017-05-31994538ND
2017-05-31994541ND
2017-06-159986756.00 ppb
2017-06-159986766.00 ppb
2017-06-159986776.00 ppb
2017-06-159986785.00 ppb
2017-06-15998674ND
2017-06-16998672ND
2017-06-169986818.00 ppb
2017-06-169986828.00 ppb
2017-06-169986736.00 ppb
2017-06-169986838.00 ppb
2017-06-169986718.00 ppb
2017-06-169986807.00 ppb
2017-06-169986847.00 ppb
2017-06-169986797.00 ppb
2017-06-281001238ND
2017-07-181004918ND
2017-07-1810049176.00 ppb
2017-08-291014814ND
2017-08-2910148138.00 ppb
2017-08-311015364ND