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sec-Butylbenzene in North Carolina


sec-Butylbenzene is a pollutant from the incomplete combustion of fossil fuels and various industrial processes.

The Most Polluted Communities in North Carolina

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

Ranked by highest average sec-Butylbenzene level

RankSystem Population Served Positive test results of total reported tests Average Level
(Range)
1Middle Creek Master
Garner, NC
6811 of 160.59 ppb
(0 to 9.5 ppb)
2Woodbridge S/D
Mt Airy, NC
2721 of 100.14 ppb
(0 to 1.4 ppb)

Health Based Limits for sec-Butylbenzene

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

Violation Summary for sec-Butylbenzene in North Carolina

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

Violation TypeNumber of Violations
Failure to monitor regularly65