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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Bromacil

Status: No national drinking water standard exists

 

Bromacil is a herbicide.

2015-2017:

FOUND

3

states detected

18

utilities detected

197,000

people served

Health concerns for bromacil

Harm to the thyroid

Change to the adrenal gland

Change to fetal growth and development

Change in body weight

States reporting bromacil in drinking water

UTILITIES WITH CONTAMINATION
State UtilitiesPeople Served
Texas8183,126
Washington88,386
Nevada25,700
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Filtering technologies that reduce bromacil

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Activated Carbon

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Reverse Osmosis

Utilities with the highest amounts of bromacil, 2015-2017

ALL UTILITIES
LARGE UTILITIES
UtilityLocationTestsAverage levelPeople served
Pleasant Hill Terrace SubdivisionPortland, WA1 of 10.720 ppb30
Sagedale ApartmentsGrants Pass, WA1 of 20.350 ppb40
Bethel EastPort Orchard, WA2 of 30.230 ppb127
Okanogan Water Department, City Of*Okanogan, WA2 of 30.200 ppb2,539
Progressive Flat Water AssociationTonasket, WA2 of 30.200 ppb150
Wanapum Indian VillageBeverly, WA2 of 30.130 ppb50
Erlund SubdivisionAustin, TX1 of 10.110 ppb756
Connell, City ofConnell, WA3 of 50.0740 ppb5,150
City of League CityLeague City, TX2 of 120.0550 ppb104,857
Hillcrest Water Users AssociationMoses Lake, WA1 of 20.0450 ppb300
City of BoerneBoerne, TX2 of 90.0378 ppb16,056
Brushy Creek Regional Utility Authority*Round Rock, TX1 of 40.0325 ppb0
City of La PorteLa Porte, TX2 of 240.0296 ppb34,733
Franklin Water Systems 3Dallas, TX1 of 110.0273 ppb92
City of WoodwayWoodway, TX1 of 100.0110 ppb8,452
SJWTX Triple Peak PlantCanyon Lake, TX1 of 220.00864 ppb18,180
Ruth Water DistrictMcgill, NV1 of 100.00500 ppb700
Ely Municipal Water Department*Ely, NV1 of 100.00500 ppb5,000

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

UtilityLocationTestsAverage levelPeople served
City of League CityLeague City, TX2 of 120.0550 ppb104,857
City of BoerneBoerne, TX2 of 90.0378 ppb16,056
City of La PorteLa Porte, TX2 of 240.0296 ppb34,733
SJWTX Triple Peak PlantCanyon Lake, TX1 of 220.00864 ppb18,180