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Bromide in Minnesota


Bromide is a naturally occurring element found in surface waters and groundwater and contributes to the formation of toxic tap water disinfection byproducts.

The Most Polluted Communities in Minnesota

6 water utilities reported detecting Bromide in tap water since 2004, according to EWG's analysis of water quality data supplied by state water agencies

Ranked by highest average Bromide level

RankSystem Population Served Positive test results of total reported tests Average Level
(Range)
1Strandquist
Strandquist, MN
781 of 1493 ppb
(493 ppb)
2Moorhead
Moorhead, MN
34,50057 of 5966.02 ppb
(0 to 531 ppb)
3Fertile
Fertile, MN
8661 of 128 ppb
(28 ppb)
4Walker
Walker, MN
1,0941 of 117.47 ppb
(17.47 ppb)
5Elko New Market
MN
2,3002 of 215.48 ppb
(8.09 to 22.86 ppb)
6Mountain Iron
Mountain Iron, MN
2,9991 of 19.35 ppb
(9.35 ppb)

Health Based Limits for Bromide

There are no health based standards that EWG is using for this chemical

Violation Summary for Bromide in Minnesota

There are no violations reported for this contaminant in Minnesota