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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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1,1-Dichloroethane

City of Murphy

NOTE: City of Murphy purchases water from North Texas Municipal Water District Wylie Water Treatment Plant which is required to test for 1,1-dichloroethane. Sample information shown below was taken by North Texas Municipal Water District Wylie Water Treatment Plant.

1,1-Dichloroethane is used in industrial chemical synthesis; in plastics, paint, varnish and finish removers; and as a pesticide. It can cause cancer.

 

17

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012ND30ND
2013ND30ND
2014ND30ND
2015ND10ND
2016ND30ND
2017ND20ND

ppb = parts per billion

State and national drinking water standards and health guidelines

EWG Health Guideline 3 ppb

The EWG Health Guideline of 3 ppb for 1,1-dichloroethane was defined by the California Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment as a public health goal, the level of a drinking water contaminant that does not pose a significant health risk. This health guideline protects against cancer.

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

NOTE: City of Murphy purchases water from North Texas Municipal Water District Wylie Water Treatment Plant which is required to test for 1,1-dichloroethane. Sample information shown below was taken by North Texas Municipal Water District Wylie Water Treatment Plant.

Date Lab ID Result
2012-07-301208010007ND
2012-07-301208010005ND
2012-07-301208010003ND
2013-07-24Q1304404007ND
2013-07-24Q1304404006ND
2013-07-24Q1304404003ND
2014-08-01Q1433373008ND
2014-08-01Q1433373006ND
2014-08-01Q1433373004ND
2015-09-18Q1536877003ND
2015-09-18Q1536877005ND
2015-09-18Q1536877001ND
2016-09-06Q1635670006ND
2016-09-06Q1635670004ND
2016-09-06Q1635670001ND
2017-09-26Q1746572004ND
2017-09-26Q1746572002ND