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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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1,1-Dichloroethylene

United Water Pa Bloomsburg Op

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

 

11

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012ND10ND
2013ND10ND
2014ND10ND
2015ND60ND
2016ND10ND
2017ND10ND

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
2012-02-09EP 101ND
2013-02-071305499ND
2014-02-071070945001ND
2015-02-1012448706ND
2015-07-1413064464ND
2015-07-1413064422ND
2015-07-1413064443ND
2015-07-1513064506ND
2015-07-1513064485ND
2016-02-1113918845ND
2017-02-0815711722ND