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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2021 UPDATE

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Permethrin

Southeastern Water Assoc/Nelson Valley

NOTE: Southeastern Water Assoc/Nelson Valley purchases water from Somerset Water Service which is required to test for permethrin. Sample information shown below was taken by Somerset Water Service.

Permethrin is an insecticide used on agricultural crops, but most uses are non-agricultural. It can be applied to residential areas to control mosquitoes and ticks and also used as a bug repellent on clothing, as well as medical applications to treat head lice. Long-term exposure to permethrin may harm the liver.

 

4

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2014N/A00N/A
2015N/A00N/A
2016N/A00N/A
2017N/A00N/A
2018ND30ND
2019ND10ND

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

NOTE: Southeastern Water Assoc/Nelson Valley purchases water from Somerset Water Service which is required to test for permethrin. Sample information shown below was taken by Somerset Water Service.

Date Lab ID Result
2019-03-1143306801ND
2019-06-1044345001ND
2019-09-0946338101ND
2019-12-0947506101ND