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National Drinking Water Database

City of Newport Utilities - Newport, RI

Serves 43,809 people


sec-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
22 days
Tests ConductedNumber of individual tests done for this contaminant
50 tests

Testing Summary

Health Limit
Legal Limit

Testing History

-Tested      -Detected      -Over Health Guidelines      -Over Legal Limit*
sec-Butylbenzenesec-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 sec-Butylbenzene

Health Based Limits for sec-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
2009-04-130 ppb110 ppb
2009-01-120 ppb220 ppb
2008-07-140 ppb440 ppb
2008-05-060 ppb220 ppb
2008-01-070 ppb220 ppb
2007-08-300 ppb110 ppb
2007-08-210 ppb330 ppb
2007-05-140 ppb220 ppb
2007-01-080 ppb220 ppb
2006-07-310 ppb440 ppb
2006-06-130 ppb110 ppb
2006-06-120 ppb110 ppb
2006-06-010 ppb110 ppb
2006-05-310 ppb110 ppb
2006-05-080 ppb220 ppb
2006-02-020 ppb220 ppb
2005-07-110 ppb440 ppb
2005-05-090 ppb220 ppb
2005-01-100 ppb220 ppb
2004-07-120 ppb440 ppb
2004-04-190 ppb110 ppb
2004-01-210 ppb660 ppb