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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2021 UPDATE

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17-beta-Estradiol

Town of Longboat Key

NOTE: Town of Longboat Key purchases water from Manatee County Utilities Department which is required to test for 17-beta-estradiol. Sample information shown below was taken by Manatee County Utilities Department.

Beta-estradiol is one of the 3 types of estrogen made by the human body. Sex hormones get into water downstream from livestock and pharmaceutical production, or incomplete removal in waste water treatment. There are no standards to gauge how risky additional hormones are for human health.

 

4

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results

ppt = parts per trillion

All test results

NOTE: Town of Longboat Key purchases water from Manatee County Utilities Department which is required to test for 17-beta-estradiol. Sample information shown below was taken by Manatee County Utilities Department.

Date Result
2013-01-23ND
2013-04-17ND
2013-07-24ND
2013-10-23ND