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Dibromomethane in Delaware


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 Delaware

2 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)
1Dagsboro Water Dept
DE
5001 of 270.1 ppb
(0 to 2.57 ppb)
2Bethany Bay Ocean View
Dover, DE
27,1061 of 60.08 ppb
(0 to 0.5 ppb)

Health Based Limits for Dibromomethane

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

Violation Summary for Dibromomethane in Delaware

There are no violations reported for this contaminant in Delaware