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Complete Health Indicator Report of Drinking Water: Nitrates

Definition

__Mean Nitrate Levels for Utah__ [[br]] 1) Yearly distribution of number of Community Water Systems (CWS) by mean nitrate concentration [[br]] 2) Yearly distribution of number of people served by CWS by mean nitrate concentration __Maximum Nitrate Levels for Utah__ [[br]] 3) Yearly distribution of number of CWS by maximum nitrate concentration [[br]] 4) Yearly distribution of number of people served by CWS by maximum nitrate concentration __Mean Nitrate Levels by County__ [[br]] 5) Mean concentration of nitrate at CWS-level, by year

Numerator

1) Count of Community Water Systems categorized by mean nitrate concentration for each year reported (cut-points: 0-3, >3-5, >5-10, >10-20, >20 mg/L nitrate) 2) Number of people served by Community Water Systems categorized by mean nitrate concentration for each year reported (cut-points: 0-3, >3-5, >5-10, >10-20, >20 mg/L nitrate) 3) Count of Community Water Systems categorized by maximum nitrate concentration for each year reported (cut-points: 0-3, >3-5, >5-10, >10-20, >20 mg/L nitrate) 4) Number of people served by Community Water Systems categorized by maximum nitrate concentration for each year reported (cut-points: 0-3, >3-5, >5-10, >10-20, >20 mg/L nitrate) 5) Mean nitrate concentration by Community Water System for each local health district

Denominator

Not applicable. There are no rates in this nitrates indicator.

Data Interpretation Issues

Data reported to other sources, such as the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), may differ slightly. A community water system (CWS) is a public water system which serves at least 15 service connections used by year-round residents or regularly serves at least 25 year-round residents. These calculations include all available data which varies by year and water system. This data does not include information about private water sources such as well water or tribal water systems. The current measures are derived for community water systems (CWS) only. Private wells are another important source of population exposure to nitrate. Transient non-community water systems, which are regulated by the EPA, may also be an important source of nitrate exposure. Measures do not account for the variability in sampling, numbers of sampling repeats, and variability within systems. Concentrations in drinking water cannot be directly converted to exposure because water consumption varies by climate, level of physical activity, and between people (EPA 2004). Due to errors in estimating populations, the measures may overestimate or underestimate the number of affected people. (From the National Environmental Public Health Tracking Network [NEPHTN] Nationally Consistent Data and Measures [NCDM] nitrate indicator document, version 3) Nitrate levels can vary substantially in groundwater; thus high levels may not be captured by even quarterly sampling. Estimates of the number of people potentially exposed may be unreliable as they are based on estimates made by the water system operator. Concentrations in drinking water cannot be directly converted to exposure because of the overall water consumption, and the proportion of water consumed that comes from the tap is quite variable (EPA 2004). In systems that have more than one entry point to the distribution system, the actual nitrate level at any given house is a mixture of the levels from all contributing sources. Compliance samples are taken at each entry point to the distribution system. In systems with separate wells serving some branches or sections of the distribution system, the system mean would tend to underestimate the nitrate concentration of people served by wells with higher nitrate concentrations. Exposure may be higher or lower than estimated if data from multiple entry points for water with different nitrate levels are averaged to estimate levels for the CWS. (Modified from the NEPHTN NCDM nitrate indicator document, version 3)

Why Is This Important?

People drink and use water every day. The majority of Americans are provided with high quality drinking water. About 90% of people in the U.S. get their water from a community water system versus a smaller water supply such as a household well. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency sets regulations for treating and monitoring drinking water delivered by community water systems. Currently, there are water quality standards and monitoring requirements for over 90 contaminants. Drinking water protection programs play a critical role in ensuring high quality drinking water and in protecting the public's health. Because people drink and use water every day, contaminants in drinking water have the potential to affect many people. The number of people served by a community water system varies from at least 25 people to hundreds of thousands. Community water systems in the U.S. provide among the highest quality drinking water in the world. However, some contaminants are present at low levels, and it is still possible that drinking water can become contaminated at higher levels. If a person is exposed to a high enough level of a contaminant, they may become ill. Effects can be by the duration (time) of the exposure. Short-term or long-term effects depend on the specific contaminant, the level of contaminant in the water, and the person's individual susceptibility. As additional information is obtained about how specific contaminants affect public health, standards may change in order to better protect public health. Nitrate (NO3-) originates in drinking water from nitrate-containing fertilizers, sewage and septic tanks, and decaying natural material such as animal waste. Nitrate is very soluble in water, can easily migrate, and does not evaporate (EPA Consumer Fact Sheet). Anthropogenic sources of nitrates are increasing resulting in increased nitrate levels in water resources. Surface water and shallow wells in both rural and urban areas can be affected. Consequently, private wells are especially vulnerable to excess levels of nitrates. Excess levels of nitrate and nitrite can occur in community water supplies. (From the National Environmental Public Health Tracking Network [NEPHTN] Nationally Consistent Data and Measures [NCDM] nitrate indicator document, version 3) Nitrate and nitrite are nitrogen-oxygen molecules which can combine with various organic and inorganic compounds. Nitrate is the form commonly found in water, often in areas where nitrogen-based fertilizers are used. Short-term health effects from drinking water with nitrate are most harmful to infants under six months of age. This can cause serious illness and sometimes death in this vulnerable population. Long-term exposures to nitrates in the general population may be associated with adverse reproductive problems and some cancers, primarily stomach. Currently nitrate levels are not supposed to exceed 10 milligrams of nitrates per liter of water in order to prevent any nitrate related adverse health effects. Nitrate was first identified as a public health threat in drinking water in 1945 when high nitrate levels from private wells were shown to cause methemoglobinemia or "blue baby syndrome" in infants who received formula made from well water. When an individual is exposed to nitrate it can be converted to nitrite (NO2-) in the body and then oxidize the ferrous iron (Fe+2) in deoxyhemoglobin in the blood to form methemoglobin containing ferric iron (Fe+3). Methemoglobin cannot transfer oxygen to tissues; thus nitrate or nitrite can starve the body of oxygen and produce a clinical condition known as cyanosis, where the lips and extremities turn gray or blue. Infants younger than four months of age are more sensitive than adults, and can develop "blue baby syndrome" from intake of nitrate higher than 10 mg/L nitrate or 45 mg/L nitrate-nitrogen. Blue baby syndrome is fatal in about ten percent of the cases (ATSDR, 2007). (From the NEPHTN NCDM nitrate indicator document, version 3) In addition, there is some evidence to suggest that exposure to nitrate in drinking water is also associated with adverse reproductive outcomes such as spontaneous abortions, intrauterine growth retardation, and various birth defects such as anencephaly, related to fetal exposures to nitrate. However, the evidence is inconsistent (Manassaram et al, 2006). (From the NEPHTN NCDM nitrate indicator document, version 3)


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Graphical Data Views

Yearly Distribution of Number of Community Water Systems (CWS) by Mean Nitrate Concentration, Utah, 2004-2013

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Nitrate Concentration (mg/L)YearNumber of CWS
Record Count: 60
0-3200439
0-3200538
0-3200638
0-3200743
0-3200836
0-3200942
0-3201036
0-3201142
0-32012326
0-32013310
>3-520042
>3-520050
>3-520060
>3-520071
>3-520083
>3-520091
>3-520103
>3-520113
>3-5201215
>3-5201320
>5-1020040
>5-1020051
>5-1020060
>5-1020071
>5-1020080
>5-1020092
>5-1020101
>5-1020110
>5-1020123
>5-1020134
>10-2020040
>10-2020050
>10-2020060
>10-2020070
>10-2020080
>10-2020090
>10-2020100
>10-2020110
>10-2020120
>10-2020130
>2020040
>2020050
>2020060
>2020070
>2020080
>2020090
>2020100
>2020110
>2020120
>2020130
Not Detected20040
Not Detected20050
Not Detected20060
Not Detected20071
Not Detected20080
Not Detected20090
Not Detected20102
Not Detected20110
Not Detected201230
Not Detected201339

Data Source

Utah Department of Environmental Quality, Division of Drinking Water, Safe Drinking Water Information System (SDWIS)


Yearly Distribution of Number of People Served by Community Water Systems (CWS) by Mean Nitrate Concentration, Utah, 2004-2013

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Nitrate Concentration (mg/L)YearNumber of People Served by CWS
Record Count: 60
0-32004119,525
0-32005116,645
0-32006111,563
0-32007122,088
0-32008112,074
0-32009113,733
0-32010110,505
0-32011121,083
0-320122,483,407
0-320132,220,252
>3-520044,400
>3-520050
>3-520060
>3-52007100
>3-520086,200
>3-520097,000
>3-520108,900
>3-520113,632
>3-5201275,143
>3-52013241,708
>5-1020040
>5-1020054,300
>5-1020060
>5-1020074,300
>5-1020080
>5-1020093,200
>5-102010270
>5-1020110
>5-1020123,635
>5-1020133,297
>10-2020040
>10-2020050
>10-2020060
>10-2020070
>10-2020080
>10-2020090
>10-2020100
>10-2020110
>10-2020120
>10-2020130
>2020040
>2020050
>2020060
>2020070
>2020080
>2020090
>2020100
>2020110
>2020120
>2020130
Not Detected20040
Not Detected20050
Not Detected20060
Not Detected2007106
Not Detected20080
Not Detected20090
Not Detected2010142
Not Detected20110
Not Detected201223,968
Not Detected201330,368

Data Source

Utah Department of Environmental Quality, Division of Drinking Water, Safe Drinking Water Information System (SDWIS)


Yearly Distribution of Number of Community Water Systems (CWS) by Maximum Nitrate Concentration, Utah, 2004-2013

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Nitrate Concentration (mg/L)YearNumber of CWS
Record Count: 60
0-3200436
0-3200532
0-3200632
0-3200737
0-3200831
0-3200937
0-3201034
0-3201136
0-32012297
0-32013284
>3-520043
>3-520053
>3-520063
>3-520075
>3-520084
>3-520095
>3-520103
>3-520115
>3-5201233
>3-5201332
>5-1020042
>5-1020054
>5-1020063
>5-1020073
>5-1020084
>5-1020092
>5-1020103
>5-1020114
>5-10201213
>5-10201316
>10-2020040
>10-2020050
>10-2020060
>10-2020070
>10-2020080
>10-2020091
>10-2020100
>10-2020110
>10-2020121
>10-2020132
>2020040
>2020050
>2020060
>2020070
>2020080
>2020090
>2020100
>2020110
>2020120
>2020130
Not Detected20040
Not Detected20050
Not Detected20060
Not Detected20071
Not Detected20080
Not Detected20090
Not Detected20102
Not Detected20110
Not Detected201230
Not Detected201339

Data Source

Utah Department of Environmental Quality, Division of Drinking Water, Safe Drinking Water Information System (SDWIS)


Yearly Distribution of Number of People Served by Community Water Systems (CWS) by Maximum Nitrate Concentration, Utah, 2004-2013

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Nitrate Concentration (mg/L)YearPeople Served by CWS
Record Count: 60
0-32004104,900
0-3200595,039
0-3200691,950
0-32007100,390
0-3200891,446
0-3200995,417
0-32010102,880
0-3201197,055
0-320121,605,404
0-320131,476,475
>3-520047,725
>3-5200511,018
>3-520069,413
>3-5200712,998
>3-5200812,328
>3-5200918,316
>3-520107,725
>3-5201110,722
>3-52012760,761
>3-52013892,525
>5-10200411,300
>5-10200514,888
>5-10200610,200
>5-10200713,100
>5-10200814,500
>5-1020098,800
>5-1020109,070
>5-10201116,938
>5-102012195,552
>5-10201394,389
>10-2020040
>10-2020050
>10-2020060
>10-2020070
>10-2020080
>10-2020091,400
>10-2020100
>10-2020110
>10-202012468
>10-2020131,868
>2020040
>2020050
>2020060
>2020070
>2020080
>2020090
>2020100
>2020110
>2020120
>2020130
Not Detected20040
Not Detected20050
Not Detected20060
Not Detected2007106
Not Detected20080
Not Detected20090
Not Detected2010142
Not Detected20110
Not Detected201223,968
Not Detected201330,368

Data Source

Utah Department of Environmental Quality, Division of Drinking Water, Safe Drinking Water Information System (SDWIS)


Quarterly Distribution of Number of Community Water Systems (CWS) by Mean Nitrate Concentration, Utah, 2004-2008

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Nitrate Concentration (mg/L)Year and QuarterNumber of CWS
Record Count: 120
0-32004 Q17
0-32004 Q24
0-32004 Q320
0-32004 Q419
0-32005 Q17
0-32005 Q29
0-32005 Q311
0-32005 Q415
0-32006 Q18
0-32006 Q214
0-32006 Q38
0-32006 Q420
0-32007 Q110
0-32007 Q25
0-32007 Q310
0-32007 Q426
0-32008 Q18
0-32008 Q28
0-32008 Q310
0-32008 Q415
>3-52004 Q10
>3-52004 Q20
>3-52004 Q32
>3-52004 Q40
>3-52005 Q10
>3-52005 Q20
>3-52005 Q30
>3-52005 Q40
>3-52006 Q10
>3-52006 Q20
>3-52006 Q30
>3-52006 Q40
>3-52007 Q10
>3-52007 Q20
>3-52007 Q30
>3-52007 Q42
>3-52008 Q10
>3-52008 Q21
>3-52008 Q30
>3-52008 Q42
>5-102004 Q10
>5-102004 Q20
>5-102004 Q31
>5-102004 Q40
>5-102005 Q11
>5-102005 Q20
>5-102005 Q31
>5-102005 Q41
>5-102006 Q10
>5-102006 Q20
>5-102006 Q31
>5-102006 Q41
>5-102007 Q11
>5-102007 Q21
>5-102007 Q31
>5-102007 Q40
>5-102008 Q10
>5-102008 Q21
>5-102008 Q32
>5-102008 Q41
>10-202004 Q10
>10-202004 Q20
>10-202004 Q30
>10-202004 Q40
>10-202005 Q10
>10-202005 Q20
>10-202005 Q30
>10-202005 Q40
>10-202006 Q10
>10-202006 Q20
>10-202006 Q30
>10-202006 Q40
>10-202007 Q10
>10-202007 Q20
>10-202007 Q30
>10-202007 Q40
>10-202008 Q10
>10-202008 Q20
>10-202008 Q30
>10-202008 Q40
>202004 Q10
>202004 Q20
>202004 Q30
>202004 Q40
>202005 Q10
>202005 Q20
>202005 Q30
>202005 Q40
>202006 Q10
>202006 Q20
>202006 Q30
>202006 Q40
>202007 Q10
>202007 Q20
>202007 Q30
>202007 Q40
>202008 Q10
>202008 Q20
>202008 Q30
>202008 Q40
Not Detected2004 Q10
Not Detected2004 Q20
Not Detected2004 Q30
Not Detected2004 Q40
Not Detected2005 Q10
Not Detected2005 Q20
Not Detected2005 Q30
Not Detected2005 Q40
Not Detected2006 Q10
Not Detected2006 Q20
Not Detected2006 Q30
Not Detected2006 Q40
Not Detected2007 Q10
Not Detected2007 Q20
Not Detected2007 Q31
Not Detected2007 Q40
Not Detected2008 Q10
Not Detected2008 Q20
Not Detected2008 Q30
Not Detected2008 Q40


Quarterly Distribution of Number of Community Water Systems (CWS) by Mean Nitrate Concentration, Utah, 2009-2013

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Nitrate Concentration (mg/L)Year and QuarterNumber of CWS
Record Count: 112
0-32009 Q113
0-32009 Q25
0-32009 Q317
0-32009 Q412
0-32010 Q19
0-32010 Q26
0-32010 Q319
0-32010 Q49
0-32011 Q111
0-32011 Q24
0-32011 Q322
0-32011 Q49
0-32012 Q179
0-32012 Q285
0-32012 Q3146
0-32012 Q485
0-32013 Q158
0-32013 Q279
0-32013 Q3155
0-32013 Q479
>3-52009 Q10
>3-52009 Q20
>3-52009 Q31
>3-52009 Q40
>3-52010 Q10
>3-52010 Q21
>3-52010 Q31
>3-52010 Q40
>3-52011 Q10
>3-52011 Q20
>3-52011 Q31
>3-52011 Q42
>3-52012 Q13
>3-52012 Q27
>3-52012 Q312
>3-52012 Q41
>3-52013 Q16
>3-52013 Q27
>3-52013 Q311
>3-52013 Q46
>5-102009 Q10
>5-102009 Q23
>5-102009 Q30
>5-102009 Q41
>5-102010 Q10
>5-102010 Q21
>5-102010 Q32
>5-102010 Q41
>5-102011 Q10
>5-102011 Q21
>5-102011 Q30
>5-102011 Q41
>5-102012 Q15
>5-102012 Q21
>5-102012 Q33
>5-102012 Q42
>5-102013 Q14
>5-102013 Q22
>5-102013 Q33
>5-102013 Q41
>10-202009 Q10
>10-202009 Q20
>10-202009 Q30
>10-202009 Q40
>10-202010 Q10
>10-202010 Q20
>10-202010 Q30
>10-202010 Q40
>10-202011 Q10
>10-202011 Q20
>10-202011 Q30
>10-202011 Q40
>10-202012 Q10
>10-202012 Q20
>10-202012 Q30
>10-202012 Q41
>10-202013 Q10
>10-202013 Q21
>10-202013 Q30
>10-202013 Q40
>202009 Q10
>202009 Q20
>202009 Q30
>202009 Q40
>202010 Q10
>202010 Q20
>202010 Q30
>202010 Q40
>202011 Q10
>202011 Q20
>202011 Q30
>202011 Q40
Not Detected2009 Q10
Not Detected2009 Q20
Not Detected2009 Q30
Not Detected2009 Q40
Not Detected2010 Q10
Not Detected2010 Q20
Not Detected2010 Q32
Not Detected2010 Q42
Not Detected2011 Q10
Not Detected2011 Q20
Not Detected2011 Q30
Not Detected2011 Q40
Not Detected2012 Q112
Not Detected2012 Q27
Not Detected2012 Q311
Not Detected2012 Q44
Not Detected2013 Q16
Not Detected2013 Q22
Not Detected2013 Q324
Not Detected2013 Q415

Data Source

Utah Department of Environmental Quality, Division of Drinking Water, Safe Drinking Water Information System (SDWIS)


Quarterly Distribution of Number of People Served by Community Water Systems (CWS) by Mean Nitrate Concentration, Utah, 2004-2008

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Nitrate Concentration (mg/L)Year and QuarterNumber of People Served by CWS
Record Count: 120
0-32004 Q134,023
0-32004 Q252,710
0-32004 Q350,939
0-32004 Q442,777
0-32005 Q131,585
0-32005 Q210,537
0-32005 Q365,939
0-32005 Q417,426
0-32006 Q112,223
0-32006 Q284,879
0-32006 Q39,000
0-32006 Q423,731
0-32007 Q142,770
0-32007 Q268,026
0-32007 Q359,297
0-32007 Q431,853
0-32008 Q130,179
0-32008 Q227,067
0-32008 Q359,498
0-32008 Q441,852
>3-52004 Q10
>3-52004 Q20
>3-52004 Q34,400
>3-52004 Q40
>3-52005 Q10
>3-52005 Q20
>3-52005 Q30
>3-52005 Q40
>3-52006 Q10
>3-52006 Q20
>3-52006 Q30
>3-52006 Q40
>3-52007 Q10
>3-52007 Q20
>3-52007 Q30
>3-52007 Q47,100
>3-52008 Q10
>3-52008 Q24,300
>3-52008 Q30
>3-52008 Q44,400
>5-102004 Q10
>5-102004 Q20
>5-102004 Q37,000
>5-102004 Q40
>5-102005 Q14,300
>5-102005 Q20
>5-102005 Q37,000
>5-102005 Q47,000
>5-102006 Q10
>5-102006 Q20
>5-102006 Q37,000
>5-102006 Q47,000
>5-102007 Q14,300
>5-102007 Q27,000
>5-102007 Q37,000
>5-102007 Q40
>5-102008 Q10
>5-102008 Q27,000
>5-102008 Q38,800
>5-102008 Q47,000
>10-202004 Q10
>10-202004 Q20
>10-202004 Q30
>10-202004 Q40
>10-202005 Q10
>10-202005 Q20
>10-202005 Q30
>10-202005 Q40
>10-202006 Q10
>10-202006 Q20
>10-202006 Q30
>10-202006 Q40
>10-202007 Q10
>10-202007 Q20
>10-202007 Q30
>10-202007 Q40
>10-202008 Q10
>10-202008 Q20
>10-202008 Q30
>10-202008 Q40
>202004 Q10
>202004 Q20
>202004 Q30
>202004 Q40
>202005 Q10
>202005 Q20
>202005 Q30
>202005 Q40
>202006 Q10
>202006 Q20
>202006 Q30
>202006 Q40
>202007 Q10
>202007 Q20
>202007 Q30
>202007 Q40
>202008 Q10
>202008 Q20
>202008 Q30
>202008 Q40
Not Detected2004 Q10
Not Detected2004 Q20
Not Detected2004 Q30
Not Detected2004 Q40
Not Detected2005 Q10
Not Detected2005 Q20
Not Detected2005 Q30
Not Detected2005 Q40
Not Detected2006 Q10
Not Detected2006 Q20
Not Detected2006 Q30
Not Detected2006 Q40
Not Detected2007 Q10
Not Detected2007 Q20
Not Detected2007 Q3106
Not Detected2007 Q40
Not Detected2008 Q10
Not Detected2008 Q20
Not Detected2008 Q30
Not Detected2008 Q40

Data Source

Utah Department of Environmental Quality, Division of Drinking Water, Safe Drinking Water Information System (SDWIS)


Quarterly Distribution of Number of People Served by Community Water Systems (CWS) by Mean Nitrate Concentration, Utah, 2009-2013

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Nitrate Concentration (mg/L)Year and QuarterNumber of People Served by CWS
Record Count: 120
0-32009 Q117,859
0-32009 Q23,085
0-32009 Q388,334
0-32009 Q414,323
0-32010 Q113,985
0-32010 Q24,496
0-32010 Q397,988
0-32010 Q45,991
0-32011 Q119,789
0-32011 Q21,960
0-32011 Q373,955
0-32011 Q428,730
0-32012 Q1779,701
0-32012 Q21,462,346
0-32012 Q31,461,639
0-32012 Q4563,204
0-32013 Q1630,615
0-32013 Q21,076,458
0-32013 Q31,582,463
0-32013 Q4435,544
>3-52009 Q10
>3-52009 Q20
>3-52009 Q31,800
>3-52009 Q40
>3-52010 Q10
>3-52010 Q2100
>3-52010 Q31,800
>3-52010 Q40
>3-52011 Q10
>3-52011 Q20
>3-52011 Q31,800
>3-52011 Q41,832
>3-52012 Q118,305
>3-52012 Q247,258
>3-52012 Q341,740
>3-52012 Q416,300
>3-52013 Q157,614
>3-52013 Q2111,272
>3-52013 Q374,734
>3-52013 Q465,535
>5-102009 Q10
>5-102009 Q210,200
>5-102009 Q30
>5-102009 Q47,000
>5-102010 Q10
>5-102010 Q27,000
>5-102010 Q37,270
>5-102010 Q47,000
>5-102011 Q10
>5-102011 Q27,000
>5-102011 Q30
>5-102011 Q46,350
>5-102012 Q118,902
>5-102012 Q28,269
>5-102012 Q33,635
>5-102012 Q42,767
>5-102013 Q110,297
>5-102013 Q21,835
>5-102013 Q37,868
>5-102013 Q41,367
>10-202009 Q10
>10-202009 Q20
>10-202009 Q30
>10-202009 Q40
>10-202010 Q10
>10-202010 Q20
>10-202010 Q30
>10-202010 Q40
>10-202011 Q10
>10-202011 Q20
>10-202011 Q30
>10-202011 Q40
>10-202012 Q10
>10-202012 Q20
>10-202012 Q30
>10-202012 Q4468
>10-202013 Q10
>10-202013 Q21,400
>10-202013 Q30
>10-202013 Q40
>202009 Q10
>202009 Q20
>202009 Q30
>202009 Q40
>202010 Q10
>202010 Q20
>202010 Q30
>202010 Q40
>202011 Q10
>202011 Q20
>202011 Q30
>202011 Q40
>202012 Q10
>202012 Q20
>202012 Q30
>202012 Q40
>202013 Q10
>202013 Q20
>202013 Q30
>202013 Q40
Not Detected2009 Q10
Not Detected2009 Q20
Not Detected2009 Q30
Not Detected2009 Q40
Not Detected2010 Q10
Not Detected2010 Q20
Not Detected2010 Q3142
Not Detected2010 Q4142
Not Detected2011 Q10
Not Detected2011 Q20
Not Detected2011 Q30
Not Detected2011 Q40
Not Detected2012 Q19,683
Not Detected2012 Q210,401
Not Detected2012 Q327,979
Not Detected2012 Q43,526
Not Detected2013 Q110,660
Not Detected2013 Q2500
Not Detected2013 Q319,707
Not Detected2013 Q417,462

Data Source

Utah Department of Environmental Quality, Division of Drinking Water, Safe Drinking Water Information System (SDWIS)


Mean Concentration of Nitrates (mg/L) for Each Community Water System in the Bear River Local Health District, Utah, 2004-2013

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Data Source

Utah Department of Environmental Quality, Division of Drinking Water, Safe Drinking Water Information System (SDWIS)


Mean Concentration of Nitrates (mg/L) for Each Community Water System in the Central Utah Local Health District, 2004-2013

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Data Source

Utah Department of Environmental Quality, Division of Drinking Water, Safe Drinking Water Information System (SDWIS)


Mean Concentration of Nitrates (mg/L) for Each Community Water System in the Davis County Local Health District, Utah, 2004-2013

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Data Source

Utah Department of Environmental Quality, Division of Drinking Water, Safe Drinking Water Information System (SDWIS)


Mean Concentration of Nitrates (mg/L) for Each Community Water System in the Salt Lake County Local Health District, Utah, 2004-2013

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Data Source

Utah Department of Environmental Quality, Division of Drinking Water, Safe Drinking Water Information System (SDWIS)


Mean Concentration of Nitrates (mg/L) for Each Community Water System in the Southeastern Utah Local Health District, 2004-2013

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Data Source

Utah Department of Environmental Quality, Division of Drinking Water, Safe Drinking Water Information System (SDWIS)


Mean Concentration of Nitrates (mg/L) for Each Community Water System in the Southwest Utah Local Health District, 2004-2013

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Data Source

Utah Department of Environmental Quality, Division of Drinking Water, Safe Drinking Water Information System (SDWIS)


Mean Concentration of Nitrates (mg/L) for Each Community Water System in the Summit County Local Health District, Utah, 2004-2013

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Data Source

Utah Department of Environmental Quality, Division of Drinking Water, Safe Drinking Water Information System (SDWIS)


Mean Concentration of Nitrates (mg/L) for Each Community Water System in the Tooele County Local Health District, Utah, 2004-2013

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Data Source

Utah Department of Environmental Quality, Division of Drinking Water, Safe Drinking Water Information System (SDWIS)


Mean Concentration of Nitrates (mg/L) for Each Community Water System in the TriCounty Local Health District, Utah, 2004-2013

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Data Source

Utah Department of Environmental Quality, Division of Drinking Water, Safe Drinking Water Information System (SDWIS)


Mean Concentration of Nitrates (mg/L) for Each Community Water System in the Utah County Local Health District, Utah, 2004-2013

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Data Source

Utah Department of Environmental Quality, Division of Drinking Water, Safe Drinking Water Information System (SDWIS)


Mean Concentration of Nitrates (mg/L) for Each Community Water System in the Wasatch County Local Health District, Utah, 2004-2013

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Data Source

Utah Department of Environmental Quality, Division of Drinking Water, Safe Drinking Water Information System (SDWIS)


Mean Concentration of Nitrates (mg/L) for Each Community Water System in the Weber-Morgan Local Health District, Utah, 2004-2013

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Data Source

Utah Department of Environmental Quality, Division of Drinking Water, Safe Drinking Water Information System (SDWIS)

References and Community Resources

Utah Department of Environmental Quality www.drinkingwater.utah.gov U.S. Environmental Protection Agency water.epa.gov/drink Utah Environmental Public Health Tracking Program epht.health.utah.gov/epht-view/topic/DrinkingWater.html National Environmental Public Health Tracking Program www.cdc.gov/ephtracking Citations: ATSDR Case Studies in Environmental Medicine: Nitrate/Nitrite Toxicity. http://www.atsdr.cdc.gov/HEC/CSEM/nitrate/index.html Manassaram, D. M., Backer, L. C., & Moll, D. M. (2006). A Review of Nitrates in Drinking Water: Maternal Exposure and Adverse Reproductive and Developmental Outcomes. Environmental Health Perspectives, 114(3), 320-327. doi:10.1289/ehp.8407 U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (2007b): Technical Factsheet on: Nitrate/Nitrite. http://www.epa.gov/safewater/dwh/t-ioc/nitrates.html U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Office of Water (4606) Occurrence Estimation Methodology and Occurrence Findings Report for the Six-Year Review of Existing National Primary Drinking Water Regulations. EPA-815-R-03-006 www.epa.gov June 2003. http://www.epa.gov/safewater/standard/review/pdfs/support_6yr_occurancemethods_final.pdf

More Resources and Links

Evidence-based community health improvement ideas and interventions may be found at the following sites:

Additional indicator data by state and county may be found on these Websites:

Medical literature can be queried at the PubMed website.

For an on-line medical dictionary, click on this Dictionary link.

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