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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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o-Chlorotoluene

Status: No national drinking water standard exists

 

o-Chlorotoluene, also called benzyl chloride, is a solvent and a chemical intermediate used for manufacturing industrial and consumer products.

2015-2017:

FOUND

7

states detected

8

utilities detected

47,750

people served

Health concerns for o-chlorotoluene

Harm to the central nervous system

States reporting o-chlorotoluene in drinking water

UTILITIES WITH CONTAMINATION
State UtilitiesPeople Served
Connecticut137,267
Ohio16,400
California23,101
Pennsylvania1714
Missouri1135
Vermont184
Wisconsin149
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Filtering technologies that reduce o-chlorotoluene

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Activated Carbon

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Reverse Osmosis

Utilities with the highest amounts of o-chlorotoluene, 2015-2017

ALL UTILITIES
LARGE UTILITIES
UtilityLocationTestsAverage levelPeople served
Cal Fire - Miramonte Conservation CampMiramonte, CA1 of 47.75 ppb100
Stonebridge West SubdivisionKimberling City, MO1 of 10.840 ppb135
City Of Nevada CityNevada City, CA1 of 20.395 ppb3,001
Lakeland Village 2Minocqua, WI1 of 10.150 ppb49
Waterville Fire District 1Waterville, VT6 of 430.139 ppb84
Plumstead Township Durham RidgePlumsteadville,, PA2 of 130.131 ppb714
Wallingford Water DepartmentWallingford, CT1 of 170.0294 ppb37,267
Milford City Public Water SystemMilford, OH1 of 190.0263 ppb6,400
UtilityLocationTestsAverage levelPeople served
Wallingford Water DepartmentWallingford, CT1 of 170.0294 ppb37,267