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cis-1,2-Dichloroethylene

City of Stuart - Water Plant

1,2-Dichloroethylene, a neurotoxic solvent, exists in two different forms: trans-1,2-dichloroethylene and cis-1,2-dichloroethylene. A mixture of the two forms is used to manufacture other solvents and chemical products.

 

64

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
20120.468 ppb43ND - 0.730 ppb
2013ND50ND
20140.513 ppb64ND - 1.10 ppb
20150.713 ppb440.570 ppb - 0.840 ppb
20161.04 ppb550.820 ppb - 1.30 ppb
20174.04 ppb4016ND - 28.3 ppb

ppb = parts per billion

State and national drinking water standards and health guidelines

EPA Maximum Contaminant
Level (MCL) 70 ppb

The legal limit for cis-1,2-dichloroethylene, established in 1991, was based on a toxicity study in laboratory animals conducted in the 1980s.

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

Date Result
2012-03-05ND
2012-06-060.730 ppb
2012-07-110.620 ppb
2012-10-120.520 ppb
2013-04-04ND
2013-06-14ND
2013-06-14ND
2013-08-27ND
2013-10-24ND
2014-01-071.10 ppb
2014-04-040.690 ppb
2014-07-07ND
2014-08-150.690 ppb
2014-11-040.600 ppb
2014-12-16ND
2015-01-070.840 ppb
2015-04-010.570 ppb
2015-09-240.640 ppb
2015-12-240.800 ppb
2016-01-071.30 ppb
2016-04-110.960 ppb
2016-06-031.10 ppb
2016-07-261.000 ppb
2016-10-190.820 ppb
2017-01-170.680 ppb
2017-04-040.440 ppb
2017-07-27ND
2017-08-23ND
2017-08-23ND
2017-08-23ND
2017-08-236.90 ppb
2017-08-2311.9 ppb
2017-08-23ND
2017-08-23ND
2017-08-2323.2 ppb
2017-09-21ND
2017-09-279.60 ppb
2017-09-27ND
2017-09-2728.3 ppb
2017-09-27ND
2017-09-27ND
2017-09-27ND
2017-09-2714.8 ppb
2017-09-273.20 ppb
2017-10-20ND
2017-11-2211.3 ppb
2017-11-221.90 ppb
2017-11-22ND
2017-11-229.00 ppb
2017-11-220.690 ppb
2017-11-22ND
2017-11-22ND
2017-11-22ND
2017-11-22ND
2017-11-2225.9 ppb
2017-12-06ND
2017-12-06ND
2017-12-06ND
2017-12-0613.0 ppb
2017-12-06ND
2017-12-06ND
2017-12-06ND
2017-12-060.890 ppb
2017-12-06ND