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Acetaldhyde in Texas

Acetaldehyde is a widely-used industrial chemical and common air pollutant; it is released into the environment from chemical manufacturing and from the combustion of fossil fuels.

The Most Polluted Communities in Texas

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

Ranked by highest average Acetaldhyde level

RankSystem Population Served Positive test results of total reported tests Average Level
1Wright City Wsc 1
Troup, TX
1,0501 of 12.2 ppb
(2.2 ppb)
2Patton Lake Club Inc
Splendora, TX
251 of 11.9 ppb
(1.9 ppb)
3City of Somerville
Somerville, TX
1,7041 of 11.5 ppb
(1.5 ppb)
4North Harris County Regional Water Autho
01 of 11.4 ppb
(1.4 ppb)
5Pleasure Point Wsc
Zavalla, TX
2161 of 11.3 ppb
(1.3 ppb)
6Bilma Pud
Spring, TX
2,8861 of 11.3 ppb
(1.3 ppb)
7Northwest Harris County Mud 23
Spring, TX
3,2761 of 11.3 ppb
(1.3 ppb)
8Horseshoe Bend Village
Houston, TX
4951 of 11.3 ppb
(1.3 ppb)
9Inverness Point Water System
Austin, TX
3001 of 11.3 ppb
(1.3 ppb)
10Timberlane Utility District
Houston, TX
10,5031 of 11.2 ppb
(1.2 ppb)

Health Based Limits for Acetaldhyde

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

Violation Summary for Acetaldhyde in Texas

There are no violations reported for this contaminant in Texas