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National Drinking Water Database

Milwaukee Water Works Utilities - Milwaukee, WI

Serves 647,290 people


Desisopropylatrazine is a breakdown product of the widely used crop herbicides atrazine, cyanazine, and simazine.
This Drinking Water System
Test Days Exceeding Health GuidelinesDefinition of what this is
0 days
Test Days Exceeding Legal LimitsNumber of days in which the samples taken in that day exceed the Maximum Contaminant Level (Depending on the contaminant and its MCL, that may or may not trigger an MCL violation. Some MCLs are based on averages spanning several months to a year)
0 days
Test DaysNumber of days in which this chemical has reported results in the data we received from the State
10 days
Tests ConductedNumber of individual tests done for this contaminant
13 tests

Testing Summary

Health Limit
Legal Limit

Testing History

-Tested      -Detected      -Over Health Guidelines      -Over Legal Limit*
DesisopropylatrazineDesisopropylatrazine is a breakdown product of the widely used crop herbicides atrazine, cyanazine, and simazine.0 ppb
0 ppb
NoLegal at any levelThis is the Federal Limit. State Limits may be lower.
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 Desisopropylatrazine

Health Based Limits for Desisopropylatrazine

There are no health based standards that EWG is using for this chemical

Testing Results

Testing DateAverage
Samples taken that dayNumber of Non-DetectsRange of Results
2007-10-080 ppb110 ppb
2007-09-110 ppb110 ppb
2007-09-100 ppb110 ppb
2007-03-130 ppb110 ppb
2007-03-120 ppb220 ppb
2006-09-110 ppb220 ppb
2006-03-140 ppb110 ppb
2006-03-130 ppb220 ppb
2005-02-140 ppb110 ppb
2004-08-160 ppb110 ppb