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1,2,4-Trimethylbenzene in Texas


1,2,4-Trimethylbenzene is a chemical intermediate, industrial solvent, and component of gasoline, coal tar and petroleum products.

The Most Polluted Communities in Texas

8 water utilities reported detecting 1,2,4-Trimethylbenzene in tap water since 2004, according to EWG's analysis of water quality data supplied by state water agencies

Ranked by highest average 1,2,4-Trimethylbenzene level

RankSystem Population Served Positive test results of total reported tests Average Level
(Range)
1Durham Park Wsc
Liberty Hill, TX
5582 of 64.59 ppb
(0 to 27 ppb)
2Eol Wsc
Axtell, TX
1,6321 of 11.3 ppb
(1.3 ppb)
3Kickapoo Estates Water System Ll
Livingston, TX
2161 of 11 ppb
(1 ppb)
4Glenshores Water Co
Laguna Park, TX
811 of 10.75 ppb
(0.75 ppb)
5Lakewood Water West
Grand Prairie, TX
4472 of 40.24 ppb
(0 to 0.78 ppb)
6Harris County Mud 217
Houston, TX
2,3281 of 100.11 ppb
(0 to 1.06 ppb)
7Northgate Mobile Home Park 1
Odessa, TX
901 of 70.04 ppb
(0 to 0.28 ppb)
8City of Houston Public Works
Houston, TX
2,700,0001 of 22< 0.01 ppb
(0 to 0.07 ppb)

Health Based Limits for 1,2,4-Trimethylbenzene

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

Violation Summary for 1,2,4-Trimethylbenzene in Texas

There are no violations reported for this contaminant in Texas