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Texas

  • 4,602 Utilities

  • Serving: 26,462,000

  • Data available: 2010-2015

  • Contaminants Found: 148

 

EWG's drinking water quality report for Texas shows results of tests conducted by the water utilities in Texas and provided to EWG by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality .

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ALL UTILITIES WITH VIOLATIONS
LARGE UTILITIES WITH VIOLATIONS

Below are utilities in Texas serving over 10,000 people, listed alphabetically. Click the "more" button below to get the full list of utilities serving over 10,000 people.

Large utilities in Texas

UtilityLocationPeople
Served
Acton MUDGranbury, TX17,855
Agua SUDMission, TX45,498
Amarillo Municipal Water SystemAmarillo, TX196,429
Aqua Water Supply CorporationBastrop, TX56,601
Atascosa Rural WSCAtascosa, TX10,482
Benbrook Water AuthorityBenbrook, TX21,530
Benton City WSCLytle, TX17,292
Bethesda WSCBurleson, TX29,763
Bi County WSC 1Pittsburg, TX10,806
Bolivar Peninsula SUDCrystal Beach, TX12,924
Borger Municipal Water SystemBorger, TX13,206
Bridgestone MUDHouston, TX18,922
Brownsville Public Utilities BoardBrownsville, TX176,362
Brushy Creek MUDRound Rock, TX20,534
Caddo Basin SUDGreenville, TX10,419
Canyon Municipal Water SystemCanyon, TX13,300
Cash SUDGreenville, TX16,542
City of AbileneAbilene, TX123,886
City of AlamoAlamo, TX18,363
City of AliceAlice, TX25,263
City of AllenAllen, TX93,528
City of AlvinAlvin, TX24,000
City of AndrewsAndrews, TX11,088
City of AngletonAngleton, TX18,120
City of AnnaAnna, TX10,262
City of ArlingtonArlington, TX379,370
City of AthensAthens, TX12,710
City of Austin Water & WastewaterAustin, TX907,299
City of AzleAzle, TX14,745
City of Balch SpringsBalch Springs, TX23,500
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Utilities that accumulated/accrued the most violation points as of October 2015 to September 2018 in Texas

The Environmental Protection Agency's Enforcement and Compliance History Online (ECHO) database collects compliance and enforcement-related information for drinking water utilities nationwide. ECHO water quality violation scores take into account federal health-based water quality standards, as well as monitoring, reporting and other drinking water quality requirements. Points are accrued based on specific problems at the utility - violations of health-based drinking water standards receive more points than monitoring and reporting violations - and the length of time until the violations were corrected.

UtilityLocationPeople
Served
Violation
Points
Klondike Independent School DistrictLamesa, TX231498
Pecan Grove Mobile Home ParkSan Antonio, TX108415
Grassland Water Supply CorporationTahoka, TX55388
South Midland County Water SystemsMidland, TX165320
Fay Ben Mobile Home ParkShallowater, TX125296
Welch Water Supply CorporationWelch, TX315290
Whitharral Water Supply CorporationWhitharral, TX125285
Key Road Subdivision Water SystemBloomington, TX37284
Cabazos HomesLubbock, TX34283
Town North EstatesLubbock, TX210280
Valley EstatesShallowater, TX70279
Seven EstatesWolfforth, TX261270
Eola Water Supply CorporationEola, TX113270
Candelaria Water Supply CorporationMarfa, TX84267
Country Villa Mobile Home ParkBeeville, TX50243
Oak Hill Acres Mobile Home SubdivisionHelotes, TX75233
Fort Jackson Mobile EstatesLubbock, TX61224
Moores Water SystemWaco, TX252219
Turkey Municipal Water SystemTurkey, TX421209
City of Opdyke WestLevelland, TX273204
Walnut Bend Water SystemLufkin, TX51203
Tempe Water Supply Corporation 1Livingston, TX1,704202
Wolfforth PlaceWolfforth, TX460200
Country Village Mobile Home EstatesMidland, TX141200
City of SeagravesSeagraves, TX2,396200
Sol Y MarPharr, TX103200
Franklin Water Systems 3Southlake, TX92199
Sherwood Estates Manufactured Townhome CMidland, TX150198
Whorton Mobile Home ParkLubbock, TX60198
Northside Water Supply CorporationVernon, TX225191

Large utilities that accumulated/accrued the most violation points as of October 2015 to September 2018 in Texas

The Environmental Protection Agency's Enforcement and Compliance History Online (ECHO) database collects compliance and enforcement-related information for drinking water utilities nationwide. ECHO water quality violation scores take into account federal health-based water quality standards, as well as monitoring, reporting and other drinking water quality requirements. Points are accrued based on specific problems at the utility - violations of health-based drinking water standards receive more points than monitoring and reporting violations - and the length of time until the violations were corrected.

UtilityLocationPeople
Served
Violation
Points
Orange County WCID 1Vidor, TX17,68166
Military Highway WSC - Las Rusias WTPProgreso, TX14,29256
City of BeevilleBeeville, TX15,03926
Walnut Creek SUDSpringtown, TX18,52825
City of Austin Water & WastewaterAustin, TX907,29920
West Travis County Regional WSBee Cave, TX18,40820
City of KerrvilleKerrville, TX22,90715
City of RaymondvilleRaymondville, TX11,28815
City of Port LavacaPort Lavaca, TX12,24812
City of TempleTemple, TX69,18011
Springs Hill WSCSeguin, TX23,00011
Kempner WSCKempner, TX15,14310
City of White SettlementWhite Settlement, TX15,4837
Texas State University - San MarcosSan Marcos, TX30,0007
City of MercedesMercedes, TX15,7005
City of RomaRoma, TX18,9035
City of AndrewsAndrews, TX11,0885
City of RobinsonRobinson, TX10,5095
City of Mineral WellsMineral Wells, TX16,8005
City of HerefordHereford, TX15,3704
City of San BenitoSan Benito, TX24,2503
Bi County WSC 1Pittsburg, TX10,8063
City of Glenn HeightsGlenn Heights, TX11,7633
Harris County MUD 167Houston, TX10,9992
Mountain Peak SUDMidlothian, TX12,8192
Harris County Municipal Utility District 24Bellaire, TX10,2632
City of CleburneCleburne, TX30,0002
Lower Valley Water DistrictClint, TX53,2982
Langham Creek Utility DistrictHouston, TX10,3772
City of OrangeOrange, TX18,9222

Contaminants found in Texas above health guidelines

Found above health guidelinesFound
Contaminant# of UtilitiesPeople Served# of UtilitiesPeople Served

Total trihalomethanes (TTHMs)
2,59724,820,4812,64125,049,080

Dibromochloromethane
2,91424,738,9932,92124,808,663

Bromodichloromethane
2,52424,153,4242,52624,174,673

Chloroform
2,14122,913,6202,22623,358,241

Dichloroacetic acid
1,77722,017,4251,83722,637,759

Trichloroacetic acid
1,61020,915,4151,66621,792,805

Bromoform
2,26717,966,7632,47923,126,419

Chromium (hexavalent)
73917,186,58389719,798,936

Arsenic
1,29115,071,9151,29115,071,915

Radium-226
1,0617,757,4651,0627,761,065

Radium-228
9307,683,1209307,683,120

Uranium
8556,930,6309077,257,788

Atrazine
3326,117,5234729,780,014

Bromate
1455,081,6581455,081,658

1,2,3-Trichloropropane
1834,852,8741834,852,874

Chlorite
3144,099,2103997,741,803

Chlorate
2413,899,34273116,808,446

Strontium
381,055,3791,03121,598,844

Simazine
47546,0081735,838,013

Perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS)
17178,28817178,288

Perfluoroheptanoic acid (PFHPA)
17178,28817178,288

Perfluorohexane sulfonate (PFHXS)
17178,28817178,288

Aluminum
15140,3791,25816,898,638

Vanadium
1119,38591019,572,132

Carbon tetrachloride
26101,40226101,402

Nitrate and nitrite
10984,0722,85018,128,786

Nitrate
11483,9493,98025,737,270

Di(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate
1062,1953426,669,261

Manganese
4633,5682,14118,553,463

Benzene
1132,9551132,955

Perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA)
216,268216,268

Chloromethane
913,0532334,955,222

Selenium
1211,3151,03512,900,540

MTBE
18,25649,755

Trichloroethylene
26,67337,673

Vinyl chloride
26,01226,012

Thallium
54,42054,420

Barium
53,8862,56223,015,260

Tetrachloroethylene (perchloroethylene)
12,46051,682,520

Heptachlor epoxide
11,86911,869

Cadmium
12191219

Styrene
19645,604

Antimony
1753237,391,691

Beryllium
16921,743

Contaminants found in Texas above legal limits

Contaminant# of UtilitiesPeople Served

Total trihalomethanes (TTHMs)
127312,074

Haloacetic acids (HAA5)
35170,209

Arsenic
6696,542

Radium, combined (-226 & -228)
3724,123

Fluoride
2923,898

Uranium
1419,521

Selenium
37,596

Nitrate
307,179

Nitrate and nitrite
297,135