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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Isopropyl alcohol

Status: No national drinking water standard exists

 

Isopropyl alcohol or "rubbing alcohol" is commonly used in consumer products and for manufacturing.

2015-2017:

FOUND

3

states detected

14

utilities detected

28,224

people served

States reporting isopropyl alcohol in drinking water

UTILITIES WITH CONTAMINATION
State UtilitiesPeople Served
Texas526,940
New Hampshire81,154
New York1130
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Utilities with the highest amounts of isopropyl alcohol, 2015-2017

ALL UTILITIES
LARGE UTILITIES
UtilityLocationTestsAverage levelPeople served
Country MeadowsNew Hampton, NH1 of 1200.0 ppb28
Plainview Municipal Water SystemPlainview, TX1 of 110.7 ppb20,767
Peu/white Rock Senior LivingMerrimack, NH1 of 110.3 ppb547
U & F Water Supply CorporationSnyder, TX1 of 16.28 ppb475
City of WeinertWeinert, TX1 of 15.11 ppb208
Tulia Municipal Water SystemTulia, TX1 of 14.09 ppb4,791
Harris County Municipal Utility District 434Houston, TX1 of 12.60 ppb699
Peu/spruce Pond EstatesMerrimack, NH1 of 11.80 ppb120
Peu/hardwood Hts Birch HillMerrimack, NH1 of 11.40 ppb100
Olde TowneAllenstown, NH1 of 11.30 ppb243
Saratoga 29Stillwater, NY1 of 11.10 ppb130
26 Chandler Ave. CondosPlaistow, NH1 of 10.800 ppb33
Evergreen TerraceStrafford, NH1 of 10.700 ppb45
Stratham WoodsStratham, NH1 of 10.600 ppb38
UtilityLocationTestsAverage levelPeople served
Plainview Municipal Water SystemPlainview, TX1 of 110.7 ppb20,767