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1,1-Dichloroethylene

Del-Co Water Company Inc.

1,1-Dichloroethylene is used for plastics production. It damages DNA and causes cancer in laboratory animal studies.

 

31

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2010ND60ND
2011ND80ND
2012ND60ND
2013ND30ND
2014ND50ND
2015ND30ND

ppb = parts per billion.

State and national drinking water standards and health guidelines

EPA Maximum Contaminant
Level (MCL) 7 ppb

The enforceable federal standard that defines the highest level of a contaminant allowed in drinking water.

ppb = parts per billion.

EPA Maximum Contaminant
Level Goal (MCLG)7 ppb

A non-enforceable federal health guideline. For cancer-causing chemicals, these health goals are typically set to zero.

ppb = parts per billion.

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2010-02-0810183701ND
2010-02-0810183801ND
2010-05-04103818-03ND
2010-06-07104726-02AND
2010-08-23106930-01ND
2010-11-02108817-01ND
2011-02-0811-10846-02ND
2011-02-0811-10844-02ND
2011-04-2111-12661-01ND
2011-05-0311-12909-02ND
2011-06-1511-14240-01BND
2011-07-0611-14775-01ND
2011-08-0211-15630-01ND
2011-11-0811-19356-03ND
2012-01-0912-10323-01BND
2012-01-0912-10322-01BND
2012-04-0312-13549-02ND
2012-05-3012-16037-03BND
2012-07-0312-17808-01ND
2012-10-0212-22459-01ND
2013-01-0813-10283-01BND
2013-01-0813-10282-01BND
2013-06-1013-17185-01BND
2014-01-0714-10164-03BND
2014-01-0714-10161-03BND
2014-01-0714-10165-01BND
2014-05-0714-15406-01BND
2014-06-3014-18397-01BND
2015-01-0515-10021-01BND
2015-01-0515-10022-01BND
2015-06-0815-17517-01BND