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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Dicamba

Attleboro Water Department

Dicamba is a herbicide sold for agricultural and residential uses. Dicamba-resistant GMO corn and soybeans are currently being marketed, indicating that dicamba spraying will increase across the U.S. Dicamba harms the brain and nervous system, and may also harm reproduction and child development.

 

9

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
2013ND20ND
2014ND60ND
2015ND10ND
2016N/A00N/A
2017N/A00N/A

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

Date Result
2013-10-15ND
2013-12-02ND
2014-04-03ND
2014-04-03ND
2014-06-16ND
2014-06-16ND
2014-10-01ND
2014-11-05ND
2015-08-21ND