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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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17-beta-Estradiol

City of Detroit

NOTE: City of Detroit purchases water from Great Lakes Water Authority which is required to test for 17-beta-estradiol. Sample information shown below was taken by Great Lakes Water Authority.

Beta-estradiol is one of the 3 types of estrogen made by the human body. Sex hormones get into water downstream from livestock and pharmaceutical production, or incomplete removal in waste water treatment. There are no standards to gauge how risky additional hormones are for human health.

 

0

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
2013N/A00N/A
2014N/A00N/A
2015ND160ND
2016N/A00N/A
2017N/A00N/A

ppt = parts per trillion

All test results

NOTE: City of Detroit purchases water from Great Lakes Water Authority which is required to test for 17-beta-estradiol. Sample information shown below was taken by Great Lakes Water Authority.

Date Lab ID Result