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According to EWG’s analysis of 2017 lead testing results, this utility complied with federal water quality regulations for lead. Under the federal Lead and Copper Rule, lead concentrations must be below 15 parts per billion (ppb) in 90 percent of households sampled. If this legal limit is exceeded, the water utility must apply measures to control lead leaching from water pipes.

Number of lead samples taken in 2017: 229

Highest level detected in 2017: 53.0 ppb

Levels of lead detected


Complying with the EPA's lead rules doesn't mean that the water is safe for children to drink. The EPA’s recent modeling suggests that lead concentrations in the 3.8 to 15 ppb range can put a formula-fed baby at risk of elevated blood lead levels. In 2009, the California Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment set a public health goal level of 0.2 ppb for lead in drinking water to protect against even subtle IQ loss in children.

Lead Results, 2017

Samples in red indicate that the sample is above the EPA action level.

DateLab IDResult
2017-07-283653760153.0 ppb
2017-05-033452910151.0 ppb
2017-03-173452810142.0 ppb
2017-07-193653940137.0 ppb
2017-07-283653740127.0 ppb
2017-02-083452960112.0 ppb
2017-05-123453400110.00 ppb
2017-05-193600110110.00 ppb
2017-08-013654630110.00 ppb
2017-08-22365400019.00 ppb
2017-04-12345333018.00 ppb
2017-05-05345307016.00 ppb
2017-08-01365372016.00 ppb
2017-09-15365438016.00 ppb
2017-03-29345329015.00 ppb
2017-07-19365353015.00 ppb
2017-07-19365414015.00 ppb
2017-03-17345278014.00 ppb
2017-05-26360007014.00 ppb
2017-07-30365362014.00 ppb
2017-08-11365397014.00 ppb
2017-08-22365407014.00 ppb
2017-09-22365440014.00 ppb
2017-01-26345286013.00 ppb
2017-04-12345334013.00 ppb
2017-06-27353527013.00 ppb
2017-08-01365359013.00 ppb
2017-08-01365361013.00 ppb
2017-01-20335607012.00 ppb
2017-03-22345282012.00 ppb
2017-07-14365350012.00 ppb
2017-07-19365352012.00 ppb
2017-07-20365426012.00 ppb
2017-07-28365423012.00 ppb
2017-07-31365373012.00 ppb
2017-08-01365358012.00 ppb
2017-08-09365345012.00 ppb
2017-08-30371948012.00 ppb
2017-01-20345249011.000 ppb
2017-02-09345293011.000 ppb
2017-02-09345292011.000 ppb
2017-02-15345303011.000 ppb
2017-02-23345270011.000 ppb
2017-03-25345283011.000 ppb
2017-03-29345328011.000 ppb
2017-05-08345305011.000 ppb
2017-05-12345339011.000 ppb
2017-05-18345315011.000 ppb
2017-05-18345311011.000 ppb
2017-05-26360014011.000 ppb
2017-06-02360015011.000 ppb
2017-07-18365415011.000 ppb
2017-07-18365366011.000 ppb
2017-07-28365424011.000 ppb
2017-07-28365370011.000 ppb
2017-07-31365365011.000 ppb
2017-08-08365348011.000 ppb
2017-08-09365351011.000 ppb
2017-08-09365396011.000 ppb
2017-08-22365429011.000 ppb
2017-08-24365399011.000 ppb
2017-08-24365431011.000 ppb
2017-10-06365443011.000 ppb
2017-10-12375387011.000 ppb
2017-10-17375388011.000 ppb
2017-01-0534460001ND
2017-01-1234534301ND
2017-01-1234534501ND
2017-01-1334534401ND
2017-01-1334534201ND
2017-01-1334534701ND
2017-01-1634534901ND
2017-01-1634534801ND
2017-01-1734535101ND
2017-01-1734535201ND
2017-01-1734535001ND
2017-01-1834535401ND
2017-01-1834535501ND
2017-01-1834535301ND
2017-01-2034525101ND
2017-01-2034535601ND
2017-01-2034525001ND
2017-01-2434528801ND
2017-01-2533560801ND
2017-01-2634529001ND
2017-01-2634528901ND
2017-01-2634528701ND
2017-02-0134531901ND
2017-02-0134532001ND
2017-02-0334532301ND
2017-02-0334532201ND
2017-02-0334532101ND
2017-02-0834529501ND
2017-02-0834529401ND
2017-02-1534529701ND
2017-02-1534529801ND
2017-02-1634530001ND
2017-02-1634529901ND
2017-02-1634530101ND
2017-02-1734530401ND
2017-02-2134527201ND
2017-02-2334527101ND
2017-02-2434526801ND
2017-02-2434526701ND
2017-03-0334527501ND
2017-03-0334527301ND
2017-03-0334527401ND
2017-03-0834527701ND
2017-03-1734527901ND
2017-03-2234533101ND
2017-03-2334532601ND
2017-03-2434532701ND
2017-03-2934533001ND
2017-04-1234533201ND
2017-04-1335355001ND
2017-04-1335355201ND
2017-04-1335356001ND
2017-05-0334532401ND
2017-05-0334531301ND
2017-05-0334530201ND
2017-05-0434526901ND
2017-05-0434528001ND
2017-05-0434524701ND
2017-05-0534530601ND
2017-05-0534530901ND
2017-05-1034530801ND
2017-05-1234531001ND
2017-05-1234534101ND
2017-05-1734533501ND
2017-05-1734531801ND
2017-05-1734531701ND
2017-05-1734531601ND
2017-05-1834531401ND
2017-05-1836000801ND
2017-05-1834531201ND
2017-05-1834533801ND
2017-05-2336000601ND
2017-05-2336000301ND
2017-05-2436001001ND
2017-05-2436000401ND
2017-05-2436001301ND
2017-05-2436001201ND
2017-05-2536000901ND
2017-06-2335354601ND
2017-06-2335986401ND
2017-06-2335355801ND
2017-06-2635349201ND
2017-06-2736533601ND
2017-06-2735991301ND
2017-06-2735990201ND
2017-07-1436536001ND
2017-07-1436535401ND
2017-07-1436539301ND
2017-07-1436533801ND
2017-07-1736539101ND
2017-07-1736538901ND
2017-07-1836538601ND
2017-07-1836538801ND
2017-07-1836539001ND
2017-07-1836538701ND
2017-07-1836540401ND
2017-07-1936533901ND
2017-07-1936539201ND
2017-07-1936537701ND
2017-07-1936538301ND
2017-07-1936538501ND
2017-07-1936538001ND
2017-07-1936538101ND
2017-07-2036535701ND
2017-07-2036537901ND
2017-07-2036537801ND
2017-07-2036534301ND
2017-07-2136542001ND
2017-07-2136535501ND
2017-07-2136535601ND
2017-07-2236542101ND
2017-07-2236541901ND
2017-07-2436541101ND
2017-07-2536541801ND
2017-07-2536541201ND
2017-07-2536541301ND
2017-07-2536541701ND
2017-07-2535352901ND
2017-07-2636541601ND
2017-07-2736541001ND
2017-07-2836542201ND
2017-07-2836536801ND
2017-07-2836536901ND
2017-07-2836536701ND
2017-07-3136536301ND
2017-07-3136537501ND
2017-08-0136546601ND
2017-08-0136545201ND
2017-08-0236546101ND
2017-08-0236546201ND
2017-08-0636542701ND
2017-08-0736542501ND
2017-08-0936534401ND
2017-08-0936534901ND
2017-08-0936534601ND
2017-08-1236540501ND
2017-08-1236540301ND
2017-08-1436540601ND
2017-08-2236540101ND
2017-08-2236543001ND
2017-08-2336540201ND
2017-08-2436539801ND
2017-08-2436543201ND
2017-08-3037194201ND
2017-09-0537194501ND
2017-09-1336540801ND
2017-09-1536540901ND
2017-09-2336543901ND
2017-09-2336543401ND
2017-09-2636543501ND
2017-09-2637537301ND
2017-09-2936543301ND
2017-10-0636543601ND
2017-10-1036544601ND
2017-10-1036534001ND
2017-10-1036544501ND
2017-10-1036544101ND
2017-10-1037538501ND
2017-10-1036534101ND
2017-10-1037537401ND
2017-10-1837538601ND
2017-11-0737538901ND
2017-11-3037539001ND
2017-12-0237539101ND
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