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National Drinking Water Database


Hydrogen sulfide in New York


Hydrogen sulfide is a constituent of crude petroleum and natural gas; it is also released from decomposing waste in landfills and sewers and from food processing factories, coke ovens, paper mills, tanneries, and petroleum refineries.

The Most Polluted Communities in New York

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

Ranked by highest average Hydrogen sulfide level

RankSystem Population Served Positive test results of total reported tests Average Level
(Range)
1Yandos Apartments
Plattsburgh, NY
481 of 3283.33 ppb
(0 to 850 ppb)

Health Based Limits for Hydrogen sulfide

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

Violation Summary for Hydrogen sulfide in New York

There are no violations reported for this contaminant in New York