Southtown Mobile Home Park
EWG's drinking water quality report shows results of tests conducted by the water utility and provided to the Environmental Working Group by the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality, as well as information from the U.S. EPA Enforcement and Compliance History database (ECHO). For the latest quarter assessed by the U.S. EPA (January 2021 - March 2021), tap water provided by this water utility was in compliance with federal health-based drinking water standards.
- Berrien County, Michigan
- Serves: 160
- Data available: 2014-2019
- Source: Groundwater
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Radium, combined (-226 & -228)Potential Effect: cancer11x EWG'S HEALTH GUIDELINE
Radium, combined (-226 & -228)more about
Radium is a radioactive element that causes bone cancer and other cancers. It can occur naturally in groundwater, and oil and gas extraction activities such as hydraulic fracturing can elevate concentrations.
Radium, combined (-226 & -228) was found at 11 times above EWG's Health Guideline.
EWG Health Guideline
pCi/L = picocuries per liter
Health RisksEWG applied the health guideline of 0.05 pCi/L, defined by the California Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment as a public health goal for radium-226, to radium-226 and radium-228 combined. This health guideline protects against cancer.
Includes chemicals detected in 2017-2019 for which annual utility averages exceeded an EWG-selected health guideline established by a federal or state public health authority; radiological contaminants detected between 2014 and 2019.
Fluoride occurs naturally in surface and groundwater and is also added to drinking water by many water systems.
How your levels compare
ppm = parts per million
Includes chemicals detected in 2017-2019 for which annual utility averages were lower than an EWG-selected health guideline established by a federal or state public health authori.
Other Contaminants Tested✕
Southtown Mobile Home Park compliance with legally mandated federal standards:
- From April 2019 to March 2021, Southtown Mobile Home Park complied with health-based drinking water standards.
- 4 QUARTERSin violation of any federal drinking water standard from April 2019 to March 2021
Information in this section on Southtown Mobile Home Park comes from the U.S. EPA Enforcement and Compliance History Online database (ECHO).LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS UTILITY
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|Radium, combined (-226 & -228)
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