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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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1,1-Dichloroethylene

Rurban Homes Mutual Water Company

1,1-Dichloroethylene is used for plastics production. It damages DNA and causes cancer in laboratory animal studies.

 

24

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012ND40ND
2013ND40ND
2014ND40ND
2015ND40ND
2016ND40ND
2017ND40ND

ppb = parts per billion

State and national drinking water standards and health guidelines

EPA Maximum Contaminant
Level (MCL) 7 ppb

The legal limit for 1,1-dichloroethylene, established in 1987, was based on a toxicity study conducted in laboratory animals in the 1980s.

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2012-03-079588-001-1010ND
2012-06-139588-001-1005ND
2012-09-109588-001-0955ND
2012-12-059588-001-0955ND
2013-03-079588-001-0955ND
2013-06-129588-001-1005ND
2013-09-129588-001-1020ND
2013-12-099588-001-1035ND
2014-03-129588-001-0920ND
2014-06-059588-001-1010ND
2014-09-029588-001-0955ND
2014-12-039588-001-1350ND
2015-03-099588-001-1000ND
2015-06-089588-001-0945ND
2015-09-039588-001-1005ND
2015-12-019588-001-1000ND
2016-03-099588-001-0950ND
2016-06-079588-001-0945ND
2016-09-199588-001-0950ND
2016-12-069588-001-1130ND
2017-03-099588-001-0845ND
2017-06-079588-001-1300ND
2017-09-059588-001-1035ND
2017-12-069588-001-0945ND