National Drinking Water Database
Colby Waterworks Utilities - Wausau, WI
Serves 1,600 people
DesethylatrazineDesethylatrazine is a metabolite of the herbicide atrazine, an endocrine-disrupting herbicide used on corn, sugarcane and sorghum.
Testing History-Tested      -Detected      -Over Health Guidelines      -Over Legal Limit*
|DesethylatrazineDesethylatrazine is a metabolite of the herbicide atrazine, an endocrine-disrupting herbicide used on corn, sugarcane and sorghum.||0 ppb|
|NOTE: Each dot in the above graph represents one month.|
* Water utilities are noted as exceeding the legal limit if any test is above the maximum contaminant level (MCL). Most MCLs are based on annual averages so exceeding the MCL for one test does not necessarily indicate that the system is out of compliance.
Health Based and Legal Limits for Desethylatrazine
Health Based Limits for Desethylatrazine
|Maximum Contaminant Limit (MCL)||3 ppb|
|Samples taken that day||Number of Non-Detects||Range of Results|
|2004-07-07||0 ppb||1||1||0 ppb|