Balls Ferry Fishing Resort
EWG's drinking water quality report shows results of tests conducted by the water utility and provided to the Environmental Working Group by the California State Water Resources Control Board, as well as information from the U.S. EPA Enforcement and Compliance History database (ECHO). For the latest quarter assessed by the EPA (July 2017 - September 2017), tap water provided by this water utility was in compliance with federal health-based drinking water standards.
Chromium (hexavalent) is a carcinogen that commonly contaminates American drinking water. Chromium (hexavalent) in drinking water may be due to industrial pollution or natural occurrences in mineral deposits and groundwater. Read more about chromium (hexavalent).
How your levels compareThe State and National averages were calculated using the averages of the contaminant measurements for each utility in 2010-2015.
ppb = parts per billion.
Health risks of chromium (hexavalent) in excess of health guideline
The health guideline of 0.02 ppb for chromium (hexavalent) 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.
Testing summary by quarter
ABOVE HEALTH GUIDELINE
- Utility Average 2010-2015: 2.60 ppb
- Health Guideline Exceeded 2010-2015: Yes
- Legal Limit Exceeded 2010-2015: No
2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2.60 ppb Yes No
Includes chemicals detected under the EPA's Unregulated Contaminant Monitoring Rule (UCMR 3) program in 2013 to 2015, for which annual utility averages exceeded a health guideline established by a federal or state public health authority.
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Balls Ferry Fishing Resort compliance with legally mandated federal standards
- From October 2014 to September 2017, Balls Ferry Fishing Resort was in violation of health-based drinking water standards: No