Albuquerque Bernalillo County Water Utility Authority

Water Quality Report 2016

Data Notes & Sources of Substances

Notas & Fuentes de Sustancias

 

Notes:

  • Sampling locations and testing frequencies are defined by law.
  • Lead and copper typically get into drinking water as a result of corrosion, repair, or replacement of plumbing systems (pipes, faucets, fixtures, or appliances) inside customer's homes. Click for more information on compliance monitoring for lead.
  • Click for definitions and terms.

Substance

Source

Metals

Arsenic Erosion of natural volcanic deposits.
Barium Erosion of natural deposits.
Chromium Erosion of natural deposits.

Minerals

Fluoride Erosion of natural deposits.

Nutrients

Nitrate Erosion of natural deposits.

Organics

Total Xylenes Discharge from petroleum or chemical factories.

Radionuclides

Gross Alpha Particle Activity Erosion of natural deposits.
Uranium Erosion of natural deposits.