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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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1,1-Dichloroethane

City of Georgetown

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

 

31

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012ND30ND
2013ND150ND
2014ND30ND
2015ND30ND
2016ND40ND
2017ND30ND

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
2012-07-12AB95151ND
2012-07-12AB95155ND
2012-07-12AB95153ND
2013-03-14201303150521AMND
2013-03-14201303150522AMND
2013-03-14201303150523AMND
2013-05-21201305220648AMND
2013-05-21201305220652AMND
2013-05-21201305220650AMND
2013-07-30201307310205AMND
2013-07-30201307310239AMND
2013-07-30201307310244AMND
2013-08-29Q1306583001ND
2013-08-29Q1306583003ND
2013-09-25Q1308517001ND
2013-12-04201312050281AMND
2013-12-04201312050287AMND
2013-12-04201312050174AMND
2014-09-25AC68260ND
2014-09-25AC68264ND
2014-09-25AC68258ND
2015-09-15AD07139ND
2015-09-15AD07147ND
2015-09-15AD07149ND
2016-04-21AD33769ND
2016-09-09AD48628ND
2016-09-09AD48634ND
2016-09-09AD48630ND
2017-07-06AD88508ND
2017-07-06AD88510ND
2017-07-06AD88506ND