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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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17-beta-Estradiol

New York City System

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.

 

15

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
2013ND30ND
2014ND90ND
2015ND30ND
2016N/A00N/A
2017N/A00N/A

ppt = parts per trillion

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2013-12-10201312110816SSND
2013-12-10201312110609SSND
2013-12-10201312110762SSND
2014-03-11201403120478SSND
2014-03-11201403120580SSND
2014-03-11201403120608SSND
2014-06-24201406250133SSND
2014-06-24201406250381SSND
2014-06-24201406250127SSND
2014-09-23201409240402SSND
2014-09-23201409240447SSND
2014-09-23201409240450SSND
2015-06-25201505020407SSND
2015-09-23201508080112SSND
2015-12-08201511070106SSND