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Alachlor (Lasso)

Brattleboro Water Department

Alachlor is a widely used agricultural herbicide. It causes cancer in laboratory animals and may be carcinogenic to people.

 

8

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2010N/A00N/A
2011ND20ND
2012ND20ND
2013N/A00N/A
2014ND20ND
2015ND20ND

ppb = parts per billion.

State and national drinking water standards and health guidelines

EPA Maximum Contaminant
Level (MCL) 2 ppb

The enforceable federal standard that defines the highest level of a contaminant allowed in drinking water.

ppb = parts per billion.

EPA Maximum Contaminant
Level Goal (MCLG)0 ppb

A non-enforceable federal health guideline. For cancer-causing chemicals, these health goals are typically set to zero.

ppb = parts per billion.

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2011-02-221101927-01ND
2011-05-041104122-01ND
2012-08-141208-00732-001ND
2012-08-141208-00731-001ND
2014-02-111402-02496-001ND
2014-05-191405-09190-004ND
2015-09-011509-18577-001ND
2015-09-011509-18577-004ND