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Dalapon

Status: National drinking water standard exists

 

The herbicide dalapon has not been used in the U.S. since 1999. In animal studies, exposure to dalapon harms the kidneys.

2015:

FOUND

12

states detected

209

utilities detected

4.1 million

people served

Health concerns for dalapon

Harm to the kidney

State and national drinking water standards and health guidelines

EPA Maximum Contaminant
Level (MCL) 200 ppb

The enforceable federal standard that defines the highest level of a contaminant allowed in drinking water.

ppb = parts per billion.

EPA Maximum Contaminant
Level Goal (MCLG)200 ppb

A non-enforceable federal health guideline. For cancer-causing chemicals, these health goals are typically set to zero.

ppb = parts per billion.

States reporting dalapon in drinking water

UTILITIES WITH CONTAMINATION
State UtilitiesPeople Served
Florida972,361,322
Virginia9792,047
North Carolina15314,325
Texas19164,291
Louisiana24138,332
California2119,122
Michigan1495,324
Iowa1042,103
New York1316,297
Colorado312,490
Pennsylvania22,588
Maryland11,635
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Utilities with the highest amounts of dalapon, 2015

ALL UTILITIES
LARGE UTILITIES
UtilityLocationTestsAverage levelPeople served
City of Roseville*Roseville, CA1 of 120.0 ppb119,000
College Mobile Home ParkOrlando, FL1 of 111.0 ppb90
Stagecoach S/dGarner, NC2 of 44.38 ppb556
Whispering Pines Mobile Home ParkKissimmee, FL1 of 13.20 ppb465
Pine Isle Mobile VillaOrlando, FL1 of 13.10 ppb127
Cypress Bay Mobile Home ParkFort Pierce, FL3 of 33.03 ppb87
Lake Runnymede Mobile Home ParkSt Cloud, FL1 of 13.00 ppb222
Holiday Travel ParkBunnell, FL1 of 12.80 ppb82
Fairview Union Water System*Campti, LA3 of 42.75 ppb2,205
Lake Rose VillageLutz, FL1 of 12.50 ppb50
Louisburg, Town of*Louisburg, NC1 of 12.50 ppb4,103
Springlake Village Water Treatment PlantKissimmee, FL2 of 22.45 ppb3,070
G & H Mobile Home Park Inc.Mulberry, FL1 of 12.30 ppb80
Richfield Springs VillageRichfield Springs, NY1 of 12.28 ppb1,200
Bard CollegeAnnandale On Hudson, NY1 of 12.20 ppb1,400
Hidden Acres EstatesLorida, FL1 of 12.20 ppb146
Kissimmee River Fishing ResortOkeechobee, FL1 of 12.10 ppb168
SoutheastFrostproof, FL2 of 22.10 ppb2,828
Buttonwood Bay Mobile Home ParkSebring, FL3 of 32.07 ppb2,000
Bunnell Water PlantBunnell, FL1 of 22.05 ppb2,648
Country Walk Utilities Inc.Lake Placid, FL1 of 12.00 ppb167
City of Plant City Utility*Plant City, FL1 of 12.00 ppb35,850
Garden ValleyColorado Springs, CO1 of 21.75 ppb900
City of Winter Park*Winter Park, FL3 of 31.73 ppb82,984
Wahpeton Water SupplyWahpeton, IA2 of 21.70 ppb438
Big Oaks Mobile Home ParkOrlando, FL1 of 11.70 ppb125
South Toledo Bend Water District*Many, LA2 of 21.65 ppb5,742
Waverly Water SystemLake Wales, FL4 of 61.63 ppb1,479
St. Leo UniversitySt Leo, FL1 of 11.60 ppb500
Ami Kids Big Cypress Wilderness InsituteOchopee, FL2 of 31.60 ppb50

* This water utility supplies finished drinking water to at least one other water utility. The purchasing utility is not required to test for or report Dalapon, but it likely has the contaminant in its water supply.

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UtilityLocationTestsAverage levelPeople served
City of Roseville*Roseville, CA1 of 120.0 ppb119,000
City of Plant City Utility*Plant City, FL1 of 12.00 ppb35,850
City of Winter Park*Winter Park, FL3 of 31.73 ppb82,984
Boynton Beach Water Treatment PlantBoynton Beach, FL2 of 41.30 ppb102,512
North Port Utilities*North Port, FL3 of 41.18 ppb42,130
St Bernard Parish WaterworksChalmette, LA1 of 21.000 ppb44,000
Daytona Beach*Daytona Beach, FL1 of 30.900 ppb88,918
City of Port St. JoePort St. Joe, FL1 of 20.800 ppb12,806
Okeechobee Utility AuthorityOkeechobee, FL4 of 40.715 ppb20,000
Rapides Parish Waterworks District 3*Tioga, LA1 of 20.650 ppb19,983
City of Mount DoraMount Dora, FL1 of 10.630 ppb29,996
City of Durham*Durham, NC3 of 80.550 ppb265,472
Pinellas County Utilities*Clearwater, FL2 of 20.520 ppb426,877
Gretna WaterworksGretna, LA1 of 20.475 ppb17,802
City of CiboloCibolo, TX4 of 160.469 ppb17,470
City of BartowBartow, FL1 of 20.370 ppb20,845
City of Norfolk*Norfolk, VA2 of 80.275 ppb234,220
Clearwater Water System*Clearwater, FL3 of 60.260 ppb110,000
Bridgeport TownshipBridgeport, MI4 of 160.250 ppb10,514
Benton Harbor*Benton Harbor, MI4 of 160.250 ppb10,038
City of Seguin*Seguin, TX2 of 160.194 ppb28,360
City of BoerneBoerne, TX2 of 200.165 ppb14,044
Springs Hill WSC*Seguin, TX2 of 160.131 ppb23,000
City of Midland*Midland, MI2 of 160.125 ppb41,706
Midland County Water District No. 1Sanford, MI2 of 160.125 ppb10,688
City of Temple*Temple, TX3 of 320.113 ppb69,180

* This water utility supplies finished drinking water to at least one other water utility. The purchasing utility is not required to test for or report Dalapon, but it likely has the contaminant in its water supply.