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Chloroethane

Status: No national drinking water standard exists

 

Chloroethane is a volatile solvent used in manufacturing, and as a refrigerant and aerosol propellant.

2015:

FOUND

7

states detected

27

utilities detected

104,000

people served

Health concerns for chloroethane

Harm to the brain and nervous system

Harm to the immune system

States reporting chloroethane in drinking water

UTILITIES WITH CONTAMINATION
State UtilitiesPeople Served
New York450,020
Maryland435,719
Texas1316,547
Missouri11,623
Connecticut3266
Arkansas150
New Jersey127
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Utilities with the highest amounts of chloroethane, 2015

ALL UTILITIES
LARGE UTILITIES
UtilityLocationTestsAverage levelPeople served
StoverStover, MO1 of 21,000.0 ppb1,623
City of Big WellsBig Wells, TX1 of 115.0 ppb692
Hunters Creek Mobile Home ParkOrchard Park, NY7 of 123.53 ppb150
Lake Country AcresAustin, TX1 of 13.07 ppb456
Olsen Estates Water SystemMont Belvieu, TX1 of 12.30 ppb162
Havenshire Water SystemSpring, TX1 of 12.20 ppb63
Greenbriar EstatesNew Waverly, TX1 of 12.00 ppb105
Bluff Dale Water Supply CorporationBluff Dale, TX1 of 11.77 ppb267
Windfern Forest Utility District*Houston, TX1 of 21.70 ppb7,170
Benbrook Village Mobile Home ParkDenver, TX1 of 11.46 ppb240
City of Florence*Florence, TX1 of 21.45 ppb1,779
Bois D Arc Water SystemHope, AR1 of 11.22 ppb50
Houghton Water DistrictCaneadea, NY1 of 11.22 ppb2,000
Evergreen Trailer Park - System #3Clinton, CT1 of 11.20 ppb68
Evergreen Trailer Park - System #4Clinton, CT1 of 10.860 ppb110
Crossroads Mfg. Housing CorporationRush, NY1 of 10.820 ppb60
City of WestminsterWestminster, MD2 of 20.760 ppb35,256
Todd Village Mobile Home ParkFinksburg, MD1 of 10.740 ppb180
Harris County Water Control and Improvement District 116*Houston, TX1 of 30.700 ppb3,705
Bramble HillsWestminster, MD1 of 10.630 ppb33
NewarkBerlin, MD1 of 10.520 ppb250
Connecticut Water Company - Rivercrest DivisionPortland, CT1 of 40.220 ppb88
Pine Valley Golf ClubPine Valley, NJ2 of 20.145 ppb27
Hicksville WDHicksville, NY6 of 1700.0329 ppb47,810

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

UtilityLocationTestsAverage levelPeople served
City of WestminsterWestminster, MD2 of 20.760 ppb35,256
Hicksville WDHicksville, NY6 of 1700.0329 ppb47,810