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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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1,3-Butadiene

University of Kansas

NOTE: University of Kansas purchases water from City of Lawrence which is required to test for 1,3-butadiene. Sample information shown below was taken by City of Lawrence.

 

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
2013ND30ND
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 0.0103 ppb

The EWG Health Guideline of 0.0103 ppb for 1,3-butadiene was defined by the Environmental Protection Agency as a benchmark for testing under the Unregulated Contaminant Monitoring Rule program. This health guideline protects against cancer.

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

NOTE: University of Kansas purchases water from City of Lawrence which is required to test for 1,3-butadiene. Sample information shown below was taken by City of Lawrence.

Date Lab ID Result
2013-05-132824463ND
2013-05-132824507ND
2013-08-142877417ND
2013-08-142877429ND
2013-11-132930322ND
2013-11-132930261ND
2014-02-122972944ND
2014-02-122973012ND