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Dibromomethane in Minnesota


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 Minnesota

5 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)
1Saint Peter
St Peter, MN
10,4011 of 30.43 ppb
(0 to 1.3 ppb)
2Houston
Houston, MN
1,0201 of 30.23 ppb
(0 to 0.7 ppb)
3Halstad
Halstad, MN
6221 of 30.17 ppb
(0 to 0.5 ppb)
4Darfur
Darfur, MN
1231 of 30.07 ppb
(0 to 0.2 ppb)
5Foley
Foley, MN
2,4911 of 110.05 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 Minnesota

There are no violations reported for this contaminant in Minnesota