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Bromide in North Carolina

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 North Carolina

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
1Greenville Utilities Comm
Greenville, NC
83,2102 of 21000 ppb
(40 to 1960 ppb)
Wilmington, NC
132,93648 of 4891.69 ppb
(23 to 320 ppb)
3Town of Cary
Apex, NC
130,00147 of 6283.82 ppb
(0 to 196 ppb)
4City of Raleigh Public Utilities Department
Raleigh, NC
409,54249 of 5156.49 ppb
(0 to 1320 ppb)
5Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point
Cherry Point, NC
18,18144 of 4941.11 ppb
(0 to 370 ppb)
6Roanoke Rapids Sanitary Dist
Roanoke Rapids, NC
22,9294 of 433.5 ppb
(20 to 43.5 ppb)

Health Based Limits for Bromide

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

Violation Summary for Bromide in North Carolina

There are no violations reported for this contaminant in North Carolina