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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Ethinyl estradiol

Cedar Rapids Water Department

Ethinyl 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.

 

8

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
2013ND80ND
2014N/A00N/A
2015N/A00N/A
2016N/A00N/A
2017N/A00N/A

ppt = parts per trillion

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2013-02-133B14016-01SSND
2013-02-133B14016-04SSND
2013-05-223E23046-01ND
2013-05-223E23046-02ND
2013-08-213H22042-03ND
2013-10-143J15020-01ND
2013-11-203K21099-03ND
2013-11-203K21099-01ND