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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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1,1-Dichloroethane

Waukesha Water Utility

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
2013ND30ND
2014ND140ND
2015ND40ND
2016N/A00N/A
2017ND70ND

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
2012-03-20655059ND
2012-03-20655057ND
2012-05-22664036ND
2013-02-20706222ND
2013-02-20706220ND
2013-02-20706218ND
2014-03-26776755ND
2014-03-26776753ND
2014-05-07784425ND
2014-05-07784419ND
2014-05-07784422ND
2014-06-11796100ND
2014-06-11796103ND
2014-09-08816380-12269ND
2014-09-08816376-12269ND
2014-09-08816374-12269ND
2014-09-09816776-12294ND
2014-09-09816774-12294ND
2014-09-09816778-12294ND
2014-09-23820801-12402ND
2015-03-10847851ND
2015-03-10847853ND
2015-03-11847855ND
2015-09-29886380ND
2017-03-28980084ND
2017-03-28980081ND
2017-03-28980078ND
2017-05-02986364ND
2017-05-02986361ND
2017-05-31994537ND
2017-05-31994540ND