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Chlorate in Alabama


Chlorate is a disinfection byproduct (unregulated chlorine dioxide byproduct), an herbicide and a pollutant from explosives.

The Most Polluted Communities in Alabama

1 water utilities reported detecting Chlorate in tap water since 2004, according to EWG's analysis of water quality data supplied by state water agencies

Ranked by highest average Chlorate level

RankSystem Population Served Positive test results of total reported tests Average Level
(Range)
1Montgomery Water Works
Montgomery, AL
237,39010 of 12135.06 ppb
(0 to 229.33 ppb)

Health Based Limits for Chlorate

There are no health based standards that EWG is using for this chemical

Violation Summary for Chlorate in Alabama

There are no violations reported for this contaminant in Alabama