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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Dicamba

City of Lexington

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.

 

11

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012ND10ND
2013ND10ND
2014ND10ND
2015ND70ND
2016ND10ND
2017N/A00N/A

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2012-04-16168276ND
2013-01-22219513ND
2014-04-14295645ND
2015-01-26343788ND
2015-01-26343787ND
2015-01-26343786ND
2015-01-26343785ND
2015-01-26343784ND
2015-04-06354076ND
2015-07-27376102ND
2016-01-19ND