Nitrate

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Nitrate (NO3-) is a polyatomic anion of nitrogen and oxygen. For the Beaver Run Project, nitrate is detected and quantified by suppressed anion chromatography. Our current limit of detection is xx ppm, and our current limit of quantitation is xx ppm.

Sources of Nitrate

Nitrate Levels and Health

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) sets a Maximum Contaminant Level (MCL) for nitrate (measured as nitrogen) of 10 ppm.[1]

Notes and References

  1. Table of Regulated Drinking Water Contaminants., US EPA, http://www.epa.gov/your-drinking-water/table-regulated-drinking-water-contaminants; accessed 02/08/2016.



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