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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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1,1-Dichloroethane

City of Wichita Falls

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

 

18

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012ND20ND
2013ND20ND
2014ND70ND
2015ND40ND
2016ND10ND
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

Date Lab ID Result
2012-09-121209458004ND
2012-09-121209458002ND
2013-09-25Q1308144010ND
2013-09-25Q1308144012ND
2014-03-313000250ND
2014-08-14Q1436796006ND
2014-08-14Q1436796018ND
2014-09-083099460ND
2014-11-12AC71850ND
2014-11-173140623ND
2014-12-083151423ND
2015-02-09Q1505019002ND
2015-03-243213444ND
2015-05-11Q1517193009ND
2015-09-22Q1537019019ND
2016-08-02Q1631878001ND
2017-03-06Q1709227002ND
2017-08-07Q1733093005ND