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National Drinking Water Database

Butachlor in New York

Butachlor is an herbicide for rice and is used to control annual grasses and broadleaf weeds.

The Most Polluted Communities in New York

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

Ranked by highest average Butachlor level

RankSystem Population Served Positive test results of total reported tests Average Level
1Mcwa, Genesee West
Rochester, NY
8001 of 40.02 ppb
(0 to 0.08 ppb)

Health Based Limits for Butachlor

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

Violation Summary for Butachlor in New York

Data from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency includes the following violations of federal standards in New York since 2004

Violation TypeNumber of Violations
Failure to monitor regularly102