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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2021 UPDATE

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Dimethipin

Waltham Water Department (MWRA)

NOTE: Waltham Water Department (MWRA) purchases water from Massachusetts Water Resources Authority (MWRA) which is required to test for dimethipin. Sample information shown below was taken by Massachusetts Water Resources Authority (MWRA).

Dimethipin is an herbicide and desiccant used on cotton. It can harm the liver and kidneys and is classified as possibly carcinogenic to humans.

 

0

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
2018ND40ND
2019N/A00N/A

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

NOTE: Waltham Water Department (MWRA) purchases water from Massachusetts Water Resources Authority (MWRA) which is required to test for dimethipin. Sample information shown below was taken by Massachusetts Water Resources Authority (MWRA).

Date Result