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Butane in Texas

Butane is a component of natural gas as well as aerosols and lighter fuel, and is used as an extraction agent in the food processing industry.

The Most Polluted Communities in Texas

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

Ranked by highest average Butane level

RankSystem Population Served Positive test results of total reported tests Average Level
1Bluff Dale Wsc
Bluff Dale, TX
15 of 561.13 ppb
(14.09 to 126 ppb)
2Heatherloch Mud
Tomball, TX
6,1291 of 153 ppb
(53 ppb)
3Mesa Grande Wsc
Weatherford, TX
3513 of 341.45 ppb
(5.7 to 66.65 ppb)
4Benbrook Village Mobile Home Park
Fort Worth, TX
1801 of 135.91 ppb
(35.91 ppb)
5B F E Water Co
Weatherford, TX
91 of 133.64 ppb
(33.64 ppb)
6Lake Country Acres
Houston, TX
5882 of 233.05 ppb
(3.1 to 63 ppb)
7Treichel Woods Estates
Pinehurst, TX
1622 of 230 ppb
(18 to 42 ppb)
8North Harris County Regional Water Autho
01 of 124.5 ppb
(24.5 ppb)
9Harris County Mud 44
Spring, TX
2,2772 of 223.3 ppb
(2.6 to 44 ppb)
10Northwest Harris County Mud 23
Spring, TX
3,2763 of 313.43 ppb
(7.7 to 24.5 ppb)

Health Based Limits for Butane

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

Violation Summary for Butane in Texas

There are no violations reported for this contaminant in Texas