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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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1,2,3-Trichlorobenzene

Homer

NOTE: Homer purchases water from Banks County - Mountain Creek which is required to test for 1,2,3-trichlorobenzene. Sample information shown below was taken by Banks County - Mountain Creek.

1,2,3-Trichlorobenzene is a solvent and an intermediate for chemical manufacturing that was used historically as an insecticide for termite control. The National Toxicology Program lists it as a "reasonably anticipated" human carcinogen.

 

6

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012ND10ND
2013ND40ND
2014ND60ND
2015ND10ND
2016ND10ND
2017ND10ND

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

NOTE: Homer purchases water from Banks County - Mountain Creek which is required to test for 1,2,3-trichlorobenzene. Sample information shown below was taken by Banks County - Mountain Creek.

Date Lab ID Result
2012-02-22AH53773ND
2013-03-04AH89961ND
2014-02-04AI27449ND
2015-02-02AI63851ND
2016-01-18AJ04538ND
2017-03-01AJ47254ND