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National Drinking Water Database

Town of Cumberland Utilities - Providence, RI

Serves 21,900 people


1,2,4-Trimethylbenzene is a chemical intermediate, industrial solvent, and component of gasoline, coal tar and petroleum products.
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
25 tests

Testing Summary

Health Limit
Legal Limit

Testing History

-Tested      -Detected      -Over Health Guidelines      -Over Legal Limit*
1,2,4-Trimethylbenzene1,2,4-Trimethylbenzene is a chemical intermediate, industrial solvent, and component of gasoline, coal tar and petroleum products.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 1,2,4-Trimethylbenzene

Health Based Limits for 1,2,4-Trimethylbenzene

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
2009-04-140 ppb220 ppb
2008-10-140 ppb110 ppb
2008-04-070 ppb220 ppb
2008-03-030 ppb220 ppb
2007-10-010 ppb110 ppb
2007-07-110 ppb110 ppb
2007-04-260 ppb110 ppb
2007-04-020 ppb220 ppb
2006-11-060 ppb110 ppb
2006-04-180 ppb220 ppb
2005-10-030 ppb110 ppb
2005-06-280 ppb110 ppb
2005-04-250 ppb330 ppb
2005-02-140 ppb110 ppb
2004-10-200 ppb220 ppb
2004-09-290 ppb110 ppb
2004-06-180 ppb110 ppb