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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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1,2,3-Trichloropropane

Broward County Water and Wastewater Services (BCWWS) 3B/C

NOTE: Broward County Water and Wastewater Services (BCWWS) 3B/C purchases water from City of Hollywood which is required to test for 1,2,3-trichloropropane. Sample information shown below was taken by City of Hollywood.

1,2,3-Trichloropropane is a potent carcinogen that contaminates drinking water in agricultural regions where it was historically used as soil fumigant. Click here to read more about carcinogenic VOCs.

 

2

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
2013ND20ND
2014ND10ND
2015N/A00N/A
2016N/A00N/A
2017N/A00N/A

ppb = parts per billion

State and national drinking water standards and health guidelines

EWG Health Guideline 0.0007 ppb

The EWG Health Guideline of 0.0007 ppb for 1,2,3-trichloropropane was defined by the California Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment as a public health goal, the level of a drinking water contaminant that does not pose a significant health risk. This health guideline protects against cancer.

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

NOTE: Broward County Water and Wastewater Services (BCWWS) 3B/C purchases water from City of Hollywood which is required to test for 1,2,3-trichloropropane. Sample information shown below was taken by City of Hollywood.

Date Result
2013-11-25ND
2014-05-21ND