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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Fluorene

Status: No national drinking water standard exists

 

Fluorene is a polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon, or PAH, released from combustion of fossil fuels and waste incinerators. PAHs increase the risk of cancer; damage the immune, nervous and reproductive systems; and can harm developing fetuses.

2015-2017:

FOUND

1

states detected

1

utilities detected

20,091

people served

States reporting fluorene in drinking water

UTILITIES WITH CONTAMINATION
State UtilitiesPeople Served
Texas120,091
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LESS

Filtering technologies that reduce fluorene

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Activated Carbon

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Reverse Osmosis

Utilities with the highest amounts of fluorene, 2015-2017

ALL UTILITIES
LARGE UTILITIES
UtilityLocationTestsAverage levelPeople served
Windermere CommunityPflugerville, TX1 of 90.0389 ppb20,091
UtilityLocationTestsAverage levelPeople served
Windermere CommunityPflugerville, TX1 of 90.0389 ppb20,091