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National Drinking Water Database

City of Pawtucket Utilities - Providence, RI

Serves 99,166 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
22 days
Tests ConductedNumber of individual tests done for this contaminant
47 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
2009-04-210 ppb330 ppb
2009-03-110 ppb440 ppb
2008-11-180 ppb110 ppb
2008-08-050 ppb110 ppb
2008-07-280 ppb110 ppb
2008-06-090 ppb110 ppb
2008-04-010 ppb550 ppb
2008-03-200 ppb220 ppb
2008-01-280 ppb110 ppb
2008-01-230 ppb220 ppb
2007-06-050 ppb110 ppb
2007-04-020 ppb220 ppb
2007-03-050 ppb330 ppb
2006-09-110 ppb110 ppb
2006-04-240 ppb220 ppb
2006-03-300 ppb220 ppb
2006-01-230 ppb110 ppb
2005-04-040 ppb660 ppb
2005-03-220 ppb220 ppb
2005-02-140 ppb110 ppb
2004-04-260 ppb220 ppb
2004-03-030 ppb330 ppb