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National Drinking Water Database

Sanford Water District Utilities - Biddeford, ME

Serves 15,000 people


tert-Butylbenzene is a pollutant from the incomplete combustion of fossil fuels and various industrial processes.
This Drinking Water System
Test Days Exceeding Health GuidelinesDefinition of what this is
0 days
Test Days Exceeding Legal LimitsNumber of days in which the samples taken in that day exceed the Maximum Contaminant Level (Depending on the contaminant and its MCL, that may or may not trigger an MCL violation. Some MCLs are based on averages spanning several months to a year)
0 days
Test DaysNumber of days in which this chemical has reported results in the data we received from the State
30 days
Tests ConductedNumber of individual tests done for this contaminant
124 tests

Testing Summary

Health Limit
Legal Limit

Testing History

-Tested      -Detected      -Over Health Guidelines      -Over Legal Limit*
tert-Butylbenzenetert-Butylbenzene is a pollutant from the incomplete combustion of fossil fuels and various industrial processes.0 ppb
0 ppb
NoLegal at any levelThis is the Federal Limit. State Limits may be lower.
NOTE: Each dot in the above graph represents one month.
* Water utilities are noted as exceeding the legal limit if any test is above the maximum contaminant level (MCL). Most MCLs are based on annual averages so exceeding the MCL for one test does not necessarily indicate that the system is out of compliance.

Health Based and Legal Limits for tert-Butylbenzene

Health Based Limits for tert-Butylbenzene

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

Testing Results

Testing DateAverage
Samples taken that dayNumber of Non-DetectsRange of Results
2008-07-240 ppb330 ppb
2008-05-210 ppb550 ppb
2008-04-230 ppb110 ppb
2008-03-250 ppb660 ppb
2007-12-120 ppb770 ppb
2007-08-290 ppb660 ppb
2007-08-240 ppb110 ppb
2007-05-300 ppb770 ppb
2007-03-130 ppb770 ppb
2006-11-290 ppb660 ppb
2006-11-280 ppb110 ppb
2006-08-290 ppb660 ppb
2006-08-160 ppb110 ppb
2006-06-210 ppb220 ppb
2006-05-100 ppb330 ppb
2006-03-010 ppb770 ppb
2006-01-190 ppb110 ppb
2005-12-280 ppb110 ppb
2005-11-290 ppb550 ppb
2005-08-310 ppb110 ppb
2005-08-160 ppb660 ppb
2005-08-040 ppb330 ppb
2005-06-080 ppb110 ppb
2005-05-240 ppb220 ppb
2005-05-230 ppb440 ppb
2005-03-150 ppb660 ppb
2004-12-150 ppb880 ppb
2004-09-290 ppb330 ppb
2004-09-010 ppb770 ppb
2004-02-240 ppb770 ppb