Menu

EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

Donate

DCPA mono- and di-acid degradates

Los Angeles Department of Water and Power

DCPA degradates are residues of the herbicide dacthal, or DCPA, which is used for urban, household and agricultural applications. Dacthal is a possible human carcinogen whose use was limited by the EPA in 2005 due to concerns about water contamination.

 

8

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012N/A00N/A
2013N/A00N/A
2014ND40ND
2015N/A00N/A
2016N/A00N/A
2017ND40ND

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2014-05-081200-011-0930ND
2014-05-081200-133-0815ND
2014-08-071200-011-1120ND
2014-08-201200-133-0900ND
2017-02-271200-011-1030ND
2017-03-091200-133-1205ND
2017-05-091200-011-0940ND
2017-05-171200-133-0941ND