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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2021 UPDATE

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Dalapon

Ypsilanti Community Utility Authority

NOTE: Ypsilanti Community Utility Authority purchases water from Great Lakes Water Authority - Springwells and Southwest Treatment Facilities which is required to test for dalapon. Sample information shown below was taken by Great Lakes Water Authority - Springwells and Southwest Treatment Facilities.

The herbicide dalapon has not been used in the U.S. since 1999. In animal studies, exposure to dalapon harms the kidneys.

 

0

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2014ND80ND
2015N/A00N/A
2016N/A00N/A
2017N/A00N/A
2018ND140ND
2019ND160ND

ppb = parts per billion

State and national drinking water standards and health guidelines

EPA Maximum Contaminant
Level (MCL) 200 ppb

The legal limit for dalapon, established in 1992, was based on a toxicity study in laboratory animals published in 1960.

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

NOTE: Ypsilanti Community Utility Authority purchases water from Great Lakes Water Authority - Springwells and Southwest Treatment Facilities which is required to test for dalapon. Sample information shown below was taken by Great Lakes Water Authority - Springwells and Southwest Treatment Facilities.

Date Lab ID Result