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cis-1,2-Dichloroethylene

City Of West Point

NOTE: City Of West Point purchases water from Hardin County Water District #1 which is required to test for cis-1,2-dichloroethylene. Sample information shown below was taken by Hardin County Water District #1.

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.

 

6

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2014ND10ND
2015ND10ND
2016ND10ND
2017ND10ND
2018ND10ND
2019ND10ND

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

NOTE: City Of West Point purchases water from Hardin County Water District #1 which is required to test for cis-1,2-dichloroethylene. Sample information shown below was taken by Hardin County Water District #1.

Date Lab ID Result
2014-01-214010166-01ND
2015-01-205010267-01ND
2016-02-016013288-01ND
2017-01-187010133-01ND
2018-01-178010441-01ND
2019-01-169012038-01ND