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Bromide in Virginia

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 Virginia

8 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
1Fort Lee
Hopewell, VA
11,59412 of 1885.1 ppb
(0 to 487.33 ppb)
2Henrico County Public Utilities
Richmond, VA
289,0007 of 4947.17 ppb
(0 to 756 ppb)
3Newport News Water Works
Newport News, VA
406,000116 of 11631.09 ppb
(9 to 162.5 ppb)
4City of Petersburg
Petersburg, VA
33,74010 of 2616.8 ppb
(0 to 308.5 ppb)
5City of Colonial Heights
Colonial Heights, VA
17,28617 of 3412.58 ppb
(0 to 319 ppb)
6Dcwa Central
Petersburg, VA
7,43110 of 2811.82 ppb
(0 to 266.67 ppb)
7Puddledock Road
Prince George, VA
6,52513 of 336.85 ppb
(0 to 95 ppb)
8Gcwsa - Jarratt
Emporia, VA
7,1909 of 213.18 ppb
(0 to 11.2 ppb)

Health Based Limits for Bromide

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

Violation Summary for Bromide in Virginia

There are no violations reported for this contaminant in Virginia