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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Dicamba

Matagorda County Water Control and Improvement District 5

Dicamba is a herbicide sold for agricultural and residential uses. Dicamba-resistant GMO corn and soybeans are currently being marketed, indicating that dicamba spraying will increase across the U.S. Dicamba harms the brain and nervous system, and may also harm reproduction and child development.

 

6

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012ND10ND
2013N/A00N/A
2014N/A00N/A
2015ND10ND
2016ND10ND
2017ND30ND

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2012-10-30AC04228ND
2015-05-21AC93133ND
2016-12-05AD60458ND
2017-03-28AD77235ND
2017-05-18AD84935ND
2017-07-31AD91446ND