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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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DDT

Status: No national drinking water standard exists

 

2015-2017:

FOUND

1

states detected

3

utilities detected

53,763

people served

Health concerns for DDT

Cancer

Hormone disruption

States reporting DDT in drinking water

UTILITIES WITH CONTAMINATION
State UtilitiesPeople Served
Illinois353,763
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LESS

Filtering technologies that reduce DDT

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Activated Carbon

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Reverse Osmosis

Utilities with the highest amounts of DDT, 2015-2017

ALL UTILITIES
LARGE UTILITIES
UtilityLocationTestsAverage levelPeople served
St Charles*St Charles, IL1 of 120.00483 ppb32,190
FrankfortFrankfort, IL1 of 70.00414 ppb21,501

* 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 DDT, but it likely has the contaminant in its water supply.

UtilityLocationTestsAverage levelPeople served
St Charles*St Charles, IL1 of 120.00483 ppb32,190
FrankfortFrankfort, IL1 of 70.00414 ppb21,501

* 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 DDT, but it likely has the contaminant in its water supply.