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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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17-beta-Estradiol

Huntsville Utility District

Beta-estradiol is one of the 3 types of estrogen made by the human body. Sex hormones get into water downstream from livestock and pharmaceutical production, or incomplete removal in waste water treatment. There are no standards to gauge how risky additional hormones are for human health.

 

4

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
2013ND10ND
2014ND30ND
2015N/A00N/A
2016N/A00N/A
2017N/A00N/A

ppt = parts per trillion

All test results

Date Result
2013-10-14ND
2014-01-27ND
2014-04-15ND
2014-07-22ND