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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2021 UPDATE

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1,1-Dichloroethane

Salem, Village of

NOTE: Salem, Village of purchases water from Richardson County Rural Water District 2 which is required to test for 1,1-dichloroethane. Sample information shown below was taken by Richardson County Rural Water District 2.

1,1-Dichloroethane is used in industrial chemical synthesis; in plastics, paint, varnish and finish removers; and as a pesticide. It can cause cancer.

 

20

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2014ND10ND
2015ND10ND
2016ND10ND
2017ND10ND
2018ND10ND
2019ND10ND

ppb = parts per billion

State and national drinking water standards and health guidelines

EWG Health Guideline 3 ppb

The EWG Health Guideline of 3 ppb for 1,1-dichloroethane was defined by the California Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment as a public health goal, the level of a drinking water contaminant that does not pose a significant health risk. This health guideline protects against cancer.

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

NOTE: Salem, Village of purchases water from Richardson County Rural Water District 2 which is required to test for 1,1-dichloroethane. Sample information shown below was taken by Richardson County Rural Water District 2.

Date Lab ID Result
2014-09-29324641ND
2014-09-29324640ND
2015-03-16348746ND
2015-03-16348747ND
2015-06-15364985ND
2015-06-15364986ND
2015-09-21378772ND
2015-09-21378773ND
2015-12-14402237ND
2015-12-14402238ND
2016-09-12ND
2016-09-12ND
2017-09-18ND
2017-09-18ND
2018-09-17571936ND
2018-09-17571937ND
2019-09-03630424ND
2019-09-03630425ND
2019-12-02646925ND
2019-12-02646926ND