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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Alachlor (Lasso)

De Pere Water Department

NOTE: De Pere Water Department purchases water from Central Brown Co. Water Authority which is required to test for alachlor (lasso). Sample information shown below was taken by Central Brown Co. Water Authority.

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

 

0

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
2014ND10ND
2015N/A00N/A
2016N/A00N/A
2017N/A00N/A

ppb = parts per billion

State and national drinking water standards and health guidelines

EPA Maximum Contaminant
Level (MCL) 2 ppb

The legal limit for alachlor, established in 1991, was based on toxicity studies in laboratory animals conducted in the 1980s.

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

NOTE: De Pere Water Department purchases water from Central Brown Co. Water Authority which is required to test for alachlor (lasso). Sample information shown below was taken by Central Brown Co. Water Authority.

Date Lab ID Result