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Tetrahydrofuran in New Mexico

Tetrahydrofuran is an intermediate in chemical manufacturing to produce food storage and packaging materials, rubber, resins and plastics, and is a solvent for dyes and lacquers. [read more]

The Most Polluted Communities in New Mexico

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

Ranked by highest average Tetrahydrofuran level

RankSystem Population Served Positive test results of total reported tests Average Level
1Quail Hollow Mdwua
Tijeras, NM
331 of 180 ppb
(80 ppb)
2Chama Water System
Chama, NM
1,2501 of 212 ppb
(0 to 24 ppb)
3Barranco Mdwca
Abiquiu, NM
511 of 19.56 ppb
(9.56 ppb)
4LA Puerta Home Owners Association
Placitas, NM
261 of 17.09 ppb
(7.09 ppb)
5San Miguel Del Vado Mdwca
Ribera, NM
601 of 14.08 ppb
(4.08 ppb)
6Tierra Monte Water Users Association
Albuquerque, NM
851 of 13.44 ppb
(3.44 ppb)
7Valle Grande Mobile Home Park
Albuquerque, NM
1371 of 12.52 ppb
(2.52 ppb)
8Tierra Amarilla Mdwca
Tierra Amarilla, NM
4701 of 12.14 ppb
(2.14 ppb)
9Ribera Mdwca
Ribera, NM
2001 of 11.64 ppb
(1.64 ppb)
10Blanco Mdwca
La Plata, NM
1,2601 of 50.66 ppb
(0 to 3.28 ppb)

Health Based Limits for Tetrahydrofuran

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

Violation Summary for Tetrahydrofuran in New Mexico

There are no violations reported for this contaminant in New Mexico