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Dibromomethane in Alabama


Dibromomethane is an unregulated byproduct of tap water disinfection and a manufactured chemical used in chemical synthesis and as an ingredient in fire extinguishing fluids.

The Most Polluted Communities in Alabama

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

Ranked by highest average Dibromomethane level

RankSystem Population Served Positive test results of total reported tests Average Level
(Range)
1Winfield Water Works & Sewer Board
Winfield, AL
9,0001 of 20.2 ppb
(0 to 0.39 ppb)

Health Based Limits for Dibromomethane

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

Violation Summary for Dibromomethane in Alabama

Data from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency includes the following violations of federal standards in Alabama since 2004

Violation TypeNumber of Violations
Failure to monitor regularly4