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National Drinking Water Database

sec-Butylbenzene in New York

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

The Most Polluted Communities in New York

6 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
1Cedar Hollow Mobile Home Park
Wappingers Falls, NY
2001 of 12.2 ppb
(2.2 ppb)
2Bedford Hills/Taconic Corr. Facilities
Bedford Hills, NY
1,1001 of 10.5 ppb
(0.5 ppb)
3Wild Oaks Water Company
Rockport, NY
8051 of 30.17 ppb
(0 to 0.5 ppb)
4Kiryas Joel Village
Monroe, NY
13,1381 of 50.14 ppb
(0 to 0.7 ppb)
5Mcwa, Genesee West
Rochester, NY
8002 of 30.13 ppb
(0 to 0.25 ppb)
6Devans Gate Senior Housing
481 of 60.08 ppb
(0 to 0.5 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 New York

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

Violation TypeNumber of Violations
Failure to monitor regularly174