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Dicamba

Status: No national drinking water standard exists

 

Dicamba is a herbicide sold for agricultural and residential uses. Dicamba-resistant GMO corn and soybeans are currently being marketed, indicating that dicamba spraying will increase across the U.S. Dicamba harms the brain and nervous system, and may also harm reproduction and child development.

2015:

FOUND

2

states detected

3

utilities detected

1,950

people served

Health concerns for dicamba

Harm to the brain and nervous system

Harm to reproduction and child development

States reporting dicamba in drinking water

UTILITIES WITH CONTAMINATION
State UtilitiesPeople Served
Illinois11,800
New York2150
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Utilities with the highest amounts of dicamba, 2015

ALL UTILITIES
LARGE UTILITIES
UtilityLocationTestsAverage levelPeople served
Mount PulaskiMt. Pulaski, IL1 of 10.480 ppb1,800
Country Colony EstatesHoneoye Falls, NY1 of 10.120 ppb125
Limberlost Road Apartments (gu)Westmoreland, NY1 of 40.0950 ppb25
UtilityLocationTestsAverage levelPeople served