Our local drinking water

Carmel Water District 2

EWG’s drinking water quality report shows results of tests conducted by the water utility and provided to the Environmental Working Group by the New York Department of Health – Bureau of Public Water Supply Protection, as well as information from the U.S. EPA Enforcement and Compliance History database (ECHO). For the latest quarter assessed by the EPA (January to March 2017), tap water provided by this water utility was in compliance with federal health-based drinking water standards.

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contaminants detected above health guidelines
1
other detected contaminants
Includes chemicals detected under the EPA’s Unregulated Contaminant Monitoring Rule (UCMR 3) program in 2013 to 2015, for which annual utility averages were lower than an EWG-selected health guideline established by a federal or state public health authority.

Bromochloromethane

Bromochloromethane is a tap water disinfection byproduct; it is also used as an intermediate in chemical manufacturing and as a fire extinguishing agent. Disinfection byproducts in drinking water increase the risk of cancer.

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How your levels compare
0.0164 ppb0.00350 ppb1.33 ppbThe State and National averages were calculated using the averages of the contaminant measurements for each utility in 2010-2015.
ppb = parts per billion.

https://www.ewg.org/tapwater/system.php?pws=NY3903641#.WXsdCsaZPdR

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