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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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1,2,3-Trichloropropane

Brown Deer Waterworks

NOTE: Brown Deer Waterworks purchases water from Milwaukee Waterworks which is required to test for 1,2,3-trichloropropane. Sample information shown below was taken by Milwaukee Waterworks.

1,2,3-Trichloropropane is a potent carcinogen that contaminates drinking water in agricultural regions where it was historically used as soil fumigant. Click here to read more about carcinogenic VOCs.

 

34

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012ND60ND
2013ND120ND
2014ND30ND
2015ND10ND
2016ND20ND
2017ND20ND

ppb = parts per billion

State and national drinking water standards and health guidelines

EWG Health Guideline 0.0007 ppb

The EWG Health Guideline of 0.0007 ppb for 1,2,3-trichloropropane 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

NOTE: Brown Deer Waterworks purchases water from Milwaukee Waterworks which is required to test for 1,2,3-trichloropropane. Sample information shown below was taken by Milwaukee Waterworks.

Date Lab ID Result
2012-07-162676440ND
2012-07-162676315ND
2012-07-162676275ND
2012-07-162676367ND
2012-07-182677939ND
2012-08-062687593ND
2013-02-112777868ND
2013-02-122778882ND
2013-05-062819869ND
2013-05-062819854ND
2013-08-052869966ND
2013-08-052869939ND
2013-08-052870017ND
2013-08-052870047ND
2013-08-062871557ND
2013-08-062871173ND
2013-11-042924675ND
2013-11-042924749ND
2014-08-183085065ND
2014-08-193086089ND
2014-08-213088626ND
2014-08-213088713ND
2014-08-213088685ND
2014-08-213088583ND
2015-08-173302556ND
2015-08-173302522ND
2015-08-173302481ND
2015-08-173302447ND
2015-08-183303599ND
2015-08-193304985ND
2016-08-223528615ND
2016-08-223528603ND
2017-08-213762068ND
2017-08-213762286ND