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1,1-Dichloroethylene

Emmaus Borough Public Water

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

 

120

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012ND200ND
2013ND200ND
2014ND200ND
2015ND200ND
2016ND200ND
2017ND200ND

ppb = parts per billion

State and national drinking water standards and health guidelines

EPA Maximum Contaminant
Level (MCL) 7 ppb

The legal limit for 1,1-dichloroethylene, established in 1987, was based on a toxicity study conducted in laboratory animals in the 1980s.

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2012-02-16120007141ND
2012-02-16120007142ND
2012-02-16120007143ND
2012-02-16120007144ND
2012-02-16120007138ND
2012-02-16120007139ND
2012-02-16120007140ND
2012-02-16120007137ND
2012-05-15120019152ND
2012-05-15120019149ND
2012-05-15120019150ND
2012-05-15120019148ND
2012-08-06120032374ND
2012-08-06120032371ND
2012-08-06120032372ND
2012-08-06120032370ND
2012-11-13120047634ND
2012-11-13120047631ND
2012-11-13120047632ND
2012-11-13120047630ND
2013-02-21130008326ND
2013-02-21130008327ND
2013-02-21130008328ND
2013-02-21130008329ND
2013-02-21130008323ND
2013-02-21130008324ND
2013-02-21130008325ND
2013-02-21130008322ND
2013-05-20130020737ND
2013-05-20130020734ND
2013-05-20130020735ND
2013-05-20130020733ND
2013-08-22130037438ND
2013-08-22130037435ND
2013-08-22130037436ND
2013-08-22130037434ND
2013-11-26130052992ND
2013-11-26130052989ND
2013-11-26130052990ND
2013-11-26130052988ND
2014-02-26140008220ND
2014-02-26140008221ND
2014-02-26140008222ND
2014-02-26140008223ND
2014-02-26140008217ND
2014-02-26140008218ND
2014-02-26140008219ND
2014-02-26140008216ND
2014-05-27140021794ND
2014-05-27140021791ND
2014-05-27140021792ND
2014-05-27140021790ND
2014-08-28140038937ND
2014-08-28140038934ND
2014-08-28140038935ND
2014-08-28140038933ND
2014-11-25140053580ND
2014-11-25140053577ND
2014-11-25140053578ND
2014-11-25140053576ND
2015-02-2412434960ND
2015-02-2412434982ND
2015-02-2412435003ND
2015-02-2412435024ND
2015-02-2412434894ND
2015-02-2412434915ND
2015-02-2412434937ND
2015-02-2412434873ND
2015-05-2712788709ND
2015-05-2712788656ND
2015-05-2712788678ND
2015-05-2712788635ND
2015-08-2613301768ND
2015-08-2613301722ND
2015-08-2613301743ND
2015-08-2613301703ND
2015-11-2313548690ND
2015-11-2313548554ND
2015-11-2313548577ND
2015-11-2313548533ND
2016-03-0714020470ND
2016-03-0714020492ND
2016-03-0714020513ND
2016-03-0714020534ND
2016-03-0714020403ND
2016-03-0714020424ND
2016-03-0714020445ND
2016-03-0714020383ND
2016-05-2414296591ND
2016-05-2414296571ND
2016-05-2414618854ND
2016-05-2414296539ND
2016-08-3014785482ND
2016-08-3014785449ND
2016-08-3014785470ND
2016-08-3014785412ND
2016-11-1715267420ND
2016-11-1715267376ND
2016-11-1715267400ND
2016-11-1715267356ND
2017-03-0715836055ND
2017-03-0715836060ND
2017-03-0715836061ND
2017-03-0715836062ND
2017-03-0715836056ND
2017-03-0715836057ND
2017-03-0715836058ND
2017-03-0715836059ND
2017-05-2416142595ND
2017-05-2416142596ND
2017-05-2416142597ND
2017-05-2416142598ND
2017-08-3116612310ND
2017-08-3116612311ND
2017-08-3116612312ND
2017-08-3116612313ND
2017-11-0917345762ND
2017-11-0917345763ND
2017-11-0917345764ND
2017-11-0917345765ND