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1,1-Dichloroethylene

Bennington Water Department

1,1-Dichloroethylene is used for plastics production. It damages DNA and causes cancer in laboratory animal studies.

 

9

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

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

ppb = parts per billion

State and national drinking water standards and health guidelines

EPA Maximum Contaminant
Level (MCL) 7 ppb

The legal limit for 1,1-dichloroethylene, established in 1987, was based on a toxicity study conducted in laboratory animals in the 1980s.

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2012-02-141202057-01ND
2013-02-131302060-01ND
2014-02-101402-02560-001ND
2014-02-101402-02560-002ND
2015-02-171502-02721-001ND
2015-11-121511-24580-001ND
2016-02-081602-02636-001ND
2017-02-131702-03208-001ND
2017-02-131702-03208-003ND