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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Ethinyl estradiol

Waukesha Water Utility

Ethinyl estradiol is one of the 3 types of estrogen made by the human body. Sex hormones get into water downstream from livestock and pharmaceutical production, or incomplete removal in waste water treatment. There are no standards to gauge how risky additional hormones are for human health.

 

14

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012N/A00N/A
2013N/A00N/A
2014ND70ND
2015ND70ND
2016N/A00N/A
2017N/A00N/A

ppt = parts per trillion

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2014-09-08816374-12273ND
2014-09-08816376-12273ND
2014-09-08816380-12273ND
2014-09-09816778-12354ND
2014-09-09816774-12354ND
2014-09-09816776-12354ND
2014-09-23820801-12504ND
2015-03-10847505-13623ND
2015-03-10847509-13623ND
2015-03-10847518-13623ND
2015-03-11848079-13623ND
2015-03-11848077-13623ND
2015-03-11848083-13623ND
2015-03-11848081-13623ND