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Bromide-82 in Texas

Bromide-82 is a radioactive tracer used in medical applications.

The Most Polluted Communities in Texas

8 water utilities reported detecting Bromide-82 in tap water since 2004, according to EWG's analysis of water quality data supplied by state water agencies

Ranked by highest average Bromide-82 level

RankSystem Population Served Positive test results of total reported tests Average Level
1City of Weslaco
Mercedes, TX
2,4721 of 11853.33 ppb
(1853.33 ppb)
2City of Roby
Roby, TX
6161 of 1890 ppb
(890 ppb)
3Paul Cobb Water System
Lubbock, TX
401 of 1610 ppb
(610 ppb)
4Town North Estates
Lubbock, TX
2001 of 1380 ppb
(380 ppb)
5Plott Acres
Lubbock, TX
2001 of 1260 ppb
(260 ppb)
6EL Paso Water Utilities Public Service Board
El Paso, TX
40,3681 of 1225.83 ppb
(225.83 ppb)
7Borden County Water System
Gail, TX
2241 of 1120 ppb
(120 ppb)
8Happy Municipal Water System
Happy, TX
6471 of 1100 ppb
(100 ppb)

Health Based Limits for Bromide-82

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

Violation Summary for Bromide-82 in Texas

There are no violations reported for this contaminant in Texas