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Burney Water District

 

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.

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contaminants detected above health guidelines

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other detected contaminants

    Includes chemicals detected in 2015 for which annual utility averages exceeded an EWG-selected health guideline established by a federal or state public health authority; radiological contaminants detected between 2010 and 2015.

  • Radiological contaminants

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    This utility detected Radium, combined (-226 & -228).

    Radiological contaminants leach into water from certain minerals and from mining. Drinking water contamination with radioactive substances increases the risk of cancer and may harm fetal development.

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Agriculture

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    • Radium, combined (-226 & -228)
    • Radium, combined (-226 & -228)
        Specific water contaminants can come from more than one source.

        Burney Water District compliance with legally mandated federal standards

        • From October 2014 to September 2017, Burney Water District was in violation of health-based drinking water standards:
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        Information in this section on Burney Water District comes from the U.S. EPA Enforcement and Compliance History Online database. Click here for more information for this utility.

        Other contaminants tested


        Chemicals tested for but not detected from 2010 to 2015:

        1,1,1,2-Tetrachloroethane, 1,1,1-Trichloroethane, 1,1,2,2-Tetrachloroethane, 1,1,2-Trichloroethane, 1,1-Dichloroethane, 1,1-Dichloroethylene, 1,1-Dichloropropene, 1,2,3-Trichlorobenzene, 1,2,3-Trichloropropane, 1,2,4-Trichlorobenzene, 1,2,4-Trimethylbenzene, 1,2-Dichloroethane, 1,2-Dichloropropane, 1,3,5-Trimethylbenzene, 1,3-Dichloropropane, 1,3-Dichloropropene, 2,2-Dichloropropane, 2-Chloroethylvinyl ether, Antimony, Benzene, Beryllium, Bromobenzene, Bromochloromethane, Bromodichloromethane, Bromoform, Bromomethane, Carbon tetrachloride, Chloroethane, Chloroform, Chloromethane, Chromium (hexavalent), Chromium (total), cis-1,2-Dichloroethylene, Combined uranium, Dibromochloromethane, Dibromomethane, Dichlorodifluoromethane, Dichloromethane (methylene chloride), Ethyl tert-butyl ether, Ethylbenzene, Hexachlorobutadiene, Isopropylbenzene, m- & p-Xylene, m-Dichlorobenzene, m-Xylene, Manganese, Monochlorobenzene (chlorobenzene), MTBE, n-Butylbenzene, n-Propylbenzene, Nitrate, Nitrite, o-Chlorotoluene, o-Dichlorobenzene, o-Xylene, p-Chlorotoluene, p-Dichlorobenzene, p-Isopropyltoluene, p-Xylene, Perchlorate, Radium-226, Radium-228, sec-Butylbenzene, Styrene, tert-Amyl methyl ether, tert-Butyl alcohol, tert-Butylbenzene, Tetrachloroethylene (perchloroethylene), Thallium, Toluene, Total trihalomethanes (TTHMs), trans-1,2-Dichloroethylene, Trichloroethylene, Trichlorofluoromethane, Trichlorotrifluoroethane, Vinyl chloride, Xylenes (total)