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Dibromomethane in Arkansas


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 Arkansas

8 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)
1Lisbon Water Association
El Dorado, AR
39910 of 161.98 ppb
(0 to 5.96 ppb)
2Batts-Lapile Water Association
Felsenthal, AR
6221 of 60.27 ppb
(0 to 1.63 ppb)
3Quinn Water Association
El Dorado, AR
7445 of 200.25 ppb
(0 to 2.07 ppb)
4Jonesboro Water System
Jonesboro, AR
67,9952 of 140.09 ppb
(0 to 0.72 ppb)
5Holly Grove Waterworks
Holly Grove, AR
1,9641 of 130.08 ppb
(0 to 1.09 ppb)
6Norphlet Waterworks
Norphlet, AR
1,1481 of 100.07 ppb
(0 to 0.69 ppb)
7Louann Waterworks
El Dorado, AR
2181 of 90.06 ppb
(0 to 0.56 ppb)
8Grady Waterworks
Grady, AR
3971 of 120.04 ppb
(0 to 0.52 ppb)

Health Based Limits for Dibromomethane

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

Violation Summary for Dibromomethane in Arkansas

There are no violations reported for this contaminant in Arkansas