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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Methomyl

Status: No national drinking water standard exists

 

Methomyl is an extremely toxic carbamate insecticide that targets the nervous system. In 2015 the EPA restricted some uses of methomyl on some food crops to reduce risks to human health.

2015-2017:

FOUND

1

states detected

1

utilities detected

242

people served

Health concerns for methomyl

Harm to the brain and nervous system

States reporting methomyl in drinking water

UTILITIES WITH CONTAMINATION
State UtilitiesPeople Served
Nebraska1242
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LESS

Filtering technologies that reduce methomyl

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Activated Carbon

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Reverse Osmosis

Utilities with the highest amounts of methomyl, 2015-2017

ALL UTILITIES
LARGE UTILITIES
UtilityLocationTestsAverage levelPeople served
Springview, Village ofSpringview, NE1 of 20.695 ppb242
UtilityLocationTestsAverage levelPeople served