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National Drinking Water Database

Hawthorne Water Department Utilities - Paterson, NJ

Serves 21,000 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
17 days
Tests ConductedNumber of individual tests done for this contaminant
54 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
2006-12-130 ppb440 ppb
2006-07-120 ppb440 ppb
2006-06-290 ppb220 ppb
2006-06-140 ppb440 ppb
2006-02-080 ppb220 ppb
2006-01-250 ppb220 ppb
2006-01-110 ppb220 ppb
2005-12-070 ppb330 ppb
2005-11-020 ppb330 ppb
2005-10-190 ppb220 ppb
2005-09-290 ppb220 ppb
2005-09-140 ppb550 ppb
2005-05-110 ppb440 ppb
2005-01-050 ppb330 ppb
2004-11-030 ppb440 ppb
2004-06-090 ppb440 ppb
2004-01-070 ppb440 ppb