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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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1,3-Butadiene

Lehigh County Authority Allentown Division

 

8

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
2013ND40ND
2014ND40ND
2015N/A00N/A
2016N/A00N/A
2017N/A00N/A

ppb = parts per billion

State and national drinking water standards and health guidelines

EWG Health Guideline 0.0103 ppb

The EWG Health Guideline of 0.0103 ppb for 1,3-butadiene was defined by the Environmental Protection Agency as a benchmark for testing under the Unregulated Contaminant Monitoring Rule program. This health guideline protects against cancer.

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2013-07-22732604-9350ND
2013-07-22732602-9350ND
2013-10-09751813-10032ND
2013-10-09751815-10032ND
2014-01-15766746-10584ND
2014-01-15766744-10584ND
2014-04-2214040706-02ND
2014-04-2214040706-01ND