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Dibenz[a,h]anthracene in Arkansas


Dibenz[a,h]anthracene a polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon (PAH) released from the incomplete combustion of fossil fuels.

The Most Polluted Communities in Arkansas

9 water utilities reported detecting Dibenz[a,h]anthracene in tap water since 2004, according to EWG's analysis of water quality data supplied by state water agencies

Ranked by highest average Dibenz[a,h]anthracene level

RankSystem Population Served Positive test results of total reported tests Average Level
(Range)
1Kimzey Regional Water District
Malvern, AR
7,4271 of 40.06 ppb
(0 to 0.25 ppb)
2Weiner Waterworks
Weiner, AR
9151 of 20.04 ppb
(0 to 0.08 ppb)
3Grady Waterworks
Grady, AR
3971 of 50.02 ppb
(0 to 0.09 ppb)
4Trumann Rural Water Assoc
Trumann, AR
2,6451 of 60.01 ppb
(0 to 0.08 ppb)
5Central Arkansas Water
Little Rock, AR
323,2121 of 60.01 ppb
(0 to 0.08 ppb)
6Huttig Waterworks
Huttig, AR
9001 of 12< 0.01 ppb
(0 to 0.08 ppb)
7Yorktown Water Association
Yorktown, AR
7,9561 of 18< 0.01 ppb
(0 to 0.1 ppb)
8Hughes Community Water Assoc
Hughes, AR
2,4831 of 5< 0.01 ppb
(0 to 0.03 ppb)
9Star City Water Company
Star City, AR
2,7901 of 15< 0.01 ppb
(0 to 0.08 ppb)

Health Based Limits for Dibenz[a,h]anthracene

StandardDescriptionLevel
EPA Human Health Water Quality CriteriaWater quality criteria set by the US EPA provide guidance for states and tribes authorized to establish water quality standards under the Clean Water Act (CWA) to protect human health. These are non-enforceable standards based upon exposure by both drinking water and the contribution of water contamination to other consumed foods. Source: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.<0.01 ppb

Violation Summary for Dibenz[a,h]anthracene in Arkansas

There are no violations reported for this contaminant in Arkansas