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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Prometon

Status: No national drinking water standard exists

 

Prometon is a herbicide.

2015-2017:

FOUND

1

states detected

2

utilities detected

5,700

people served

States reporting prometon in drinking water

UTILITIES WITH CONTAMINATION
State UtilitiesPeople Served
Nevada25,700
MORE
LESS

Filtering technologies that reduce prometon

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Activated Carbon

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Reverse Osmosis

Utilities with the highest amounts of prometon, 2015-2017

ALL UTILITIES
LARGE UTILITIES
UtilityLocationTestsAverage levelPeople served
Ely Municipal Water Department*Ely, NV1 of 20.0150 ppb5,000
Ruth Water DistrictMcgill, NV1 of 20.0150 ppb700

* This water utility supplies finished drinking water to at least one other water utility. The purchasing utility is not required to test for or report Prometon, but it likely has the contaminant in its water supply.

UtilityLocationTestsAverage levelPeople served