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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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1,2,3-Trichloropropane

Fort Bend County MUD 25

1,2,3-Trichloropropane is a potent carcinogen that contaminates drinking water in agricultural regions where it was historically used as soil fumigant. Click here to read more about carcinogenic VOCs.

 

24

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012ND10ND
2013ND20ND
2014ND40ND
2015ND50ND
2016ND60ND
2017ND60ND

ppb = parts per billion

State and national drinking water standards and health guidelines

EWG Health Guideline 0.0007 ppb

The EWG Health Guideline of 0.0007 ppb for 1,2,3-trichloropropane 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

Date Lab ID Result
2012-03-20AB84532ND
2013-02-28AC11759ND
2013-02-28AC11971ND
2014-01-16AC39273ND
2014-01-16AC39299ND
2014-01-16AC39271ND
2014-05-16AC54455ND
2015-02-04AC79293ND
2015-02-04AC79295ND
2015-02-04AC79265ND
2015-02-04AC79289ND
2015-06-02AC94168ND
2016-01-19AD18702ND
2016-01-19AD18648ND
2016-01-19AD18642ND
2016-01-19AD18622ND
2016-06-21AD41365ND
2016-08-02AD46709ND
2017-01-12AD64784ND
2017-01-12AD64770ND
2017-01-12AD64802ND
2017-01-12AD64800ND
2017-01-12AD64798ND
2017-01-12AD64774ND