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2-Methoxyethanol

Gahanna City PWS

NOTE: Gahanna City PWS purchases water from Columbus Public Water System which is required to test for 2-methoxyethanol. Sample information shown below was taken by Columbus Public Water System.

2-methoxyethanol is a petrochemical used as a solvent in industrial applications, as well as consumer products like paints and varnishes. Exposure to 2-methoxyethanol can cause reproductive harm and damage to the nervous system, liver and kidneys.

 

8

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2014N/A00N/A
2015N/A00N/A
2016N/A00N/A
2017N/A00N/A
2018ND30ND
2019ND10ND

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

NOTE: Gahanna City PWS purchases water from Columbus Public Water System which is required to test for 2-methoxyethanol. Sample information shown below was taken by Columbus Public Water System.

Date Lab ID Result
2020-01-2135526244002SEA1ND
2020-01-2135526244003SEA1ND
2020-01-2235526244001SEA1ND
2020-04-0735542567001SEA2ND
2020-04-0735542567002SEA2ND
2020-08-1135570183001SEA2ND
2020-10-1335584746001SEA4ND
2020-10-1335584746002SEA4ND