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Ethyl ether

Status: No national drinking water standard exists

 

Ethyl ether is an industrial solvent.

2015:

FOUND

1

states detected

2

utilities detected

1,227

people served

States reporting ethyl ether in drinking water

UTILITIES WITH CONTAMINATION
State UtilitiesPeople Served
Minnesota21,227
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Utilities with the highest amounts of ethyl ether, 2015

ALL UTILITIES
LARGE UTILITIES
UtilityLocationTestsAverage levelPeople served
Henning*Henning, MN1 of 143.0 ppb802

* 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 Ethyl ether, but it likely has the contaminant in its water supply.

UtilityLocationTestsAverage levelPeople served