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2-Furancarboxyaldehyde

Status: No national drinking water standard exists

 

2-Furancarboxyaldehyde is used as a solvent for refining lubricating oil and for industrial manufacture of other chemicals.

2015-2017:

FOUND

1

states detected

41

utilities detected

1.0 million

people served

Health concerns for 2-furancarboxyaldehyde

Skin, eye and lung irritation

States reporting 2-furancarboxyaldehyde in drinking water

UTILITIES WITH CONTAMINATION
State UtilitiesPeople Served
Texas411,025,963
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Utilities with the highest amounts of 2-furancarboxyaldehyde, 2015-2017

ALL UTILITIES
LARGE UTILITIES
UtilityLocationTestsAverage levelPeople served
City Of DellDell City, TX1 of 130.4 ppb405
Gmnp Pine SpringsSalt Flat, TX1 of 115.2 ppb30
City of BarstowBarstow, TX1 of 18.01 ppb763
City of Pecos*Pecos, TX1 of 18.01 ppb8,903
Fort Davis EstatesAlpine, TX1 of 17.34 ppb100
City of Van Horn*Van Horn, TX1 of 15.93 ppb2,500
City of Fort StocktonFort Stockton, TX1 of 15.42 ppb12,502
City of ToyahToyah, TX1 of 14.79 ppb100
City of Balmorhea*Balmorhea, TX1 of 14.79 ppb415
Brazos Lakes Water SupplyTomball, TX1 of 14.51 ppb324
Harris County Municipal Utility District 152Houston, TX1 of 14.21 ppb7,353
Sedona Lakes Municipal Utility District 1Houston, TX1 of 14.20 ppb696
Old Highway 90 Water ServiceCastroville, TX1 of 14.00 ppb885
Pinewood Place Mobile Home CommunityTomball, TX1 of 13.80 ppb1,050
Madera Valley Water Supply CorporationVerhalen, TX3 of 33.57 ppb1,983
Lower Valley Water District*Clint, TX4 of 43.49 ppb53,298
El Paso Water Utilities*El Paso, TX4 of 43.49 ppb672,538
Gaslight Square Mobile Home ParkCanutillo, TX4 of 43.49 ppb448
Haciendas Del Norte Water Improvement DiEl Paso, TX4 of 43.49 ppb993
San Isidro Mobile Home ParkEl Paso, TX4 of 43.49 ppb84
East Montana Water SystemEl Paso, TX4 of 43.49 ppb6,110
Paseo Del Este Municipal Utility District 1Pflugerville, TX4 of 43.49 ppb5,345
East Biggs Water SystemSan Dimas, TX4 of 43.49 ppb15,000
City of IraanIraan, TX1 of 13.34 ppb1,229
Sheffield Water Supply CorporationSheffield, TX1 of 13.27 ppb463
Ut Mcdonald ObservatoryAustin, TX1 of 12.95 ppb163
Old Highway 90 - N Ridge Water ServiceCastroville, TX1 of 12.90 ppb183
City of Galena ParkGalena Park, TX1 of 12.20 ppb10,089
Federal Correctional Complex-beaumontBeaumont, TX1 of 11.82 ppb5,748
Northwest Forest Municipal Utility DistrictBeaumont, TX1 of 11.82 ppb610
Cardinal Meadows Improvement DistrictBeaumont, TX1 of 11.82 ppb164
City of Beaumont Water Utility Department*Beaumont, TX1 of 11.82 ppb118,129
Naval Air Station KingsvilleKingsville, TX1 of 11.60 ppb1,520
Escondido Creek Water SystemRiviera, TX1 of 11.60 ppb117
City of Kingsville*Kingsville, TX1 of 11.60 ppb32,736
Rice UniversityHouston, TX1 of 11.30 ppb9,032
City of La PorteLa Porte, TX1 of 11.20 ppb34,733
City of Seabrook*Seabrook, TX1 of 11.10 ppb12,792

* 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 2-Furancarboxyaldehyde, but it likely has the contaminant in its water supply.

UtilityLocationTestsAverage levelPeople served
City of Fort StocktonFort Stockton, TX1 of 15.42 ppb12,502
El Paso Water Utilities*El Paso, TX4 of 43.49 ppb672,538
Lower Valley Water District*Clint, TX4 of 43.49 ppb53,298
East Biggs Water SystemSan Dimas, TX4 of 43.49 ppb15,000
City of Galena ParkGalena Park, TX1 of 12.20 ppb10,089
City of Beaumont Water Utility Department*Beaumont, TX1 of 11.82 ppb118,129
City of Kingsville*Kingsville, TX1 of 11.60 ppb32,736
City of La PorteLa Porte, TX1 of 11.20 ppb34,733
City of Seabrook*Seabrook, TX1 of 11.10 ppb12,792

* 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 2-Furancarboxyaldehyde, but it likely has the contaminant in its water supply.