The Power of Information

National Drinking Water Database


Perfluorooctanoic Acid (PFOA) in Minnesota


The Most Polluted Communities in Minnesota

5 water utilities reported detecting Perfluorooctanoic Acid (PFOA) in tap water since 2004, according to EWG's analysis of water quality data supplied by state water agencies

Ranked by highest average Perfluorooctanoic Acid (PFOA) level

RankSystem Population Served Positive test results of total reported tests Average Level
(Range)
1Oakdale
Oakdale, MN
28,00035 of 560.09 ppb
(0 to 0.25 ppb)
2Minnesota Veterans Home
Hastings, MN
2351 of 9< 0.01 ppb
(0 to 0.06 ppb)
3Hastings
Hastings, MN
21,6313 of 18< 0.01 ppb
(0 to 0.02 ppb)
4Saint Paul Park
St Paul Park, MN
5,0931 of 16< 0.01 ppb
(0 to 0.02 ppb)
5Woodbury
Woodbury, MN
55,3001 of 19< 0.01 ppb
(< .01 to 0.00325 ppb)

Health Based Limits for Perfluorooctanoic Acid (PFOA)

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

Violation Summary for Perfluorooctanoic Acid (PFOA) in Minnesota

There are no violations reported for this contaminant in Minnesota