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Dibromomethane in New Jersey

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 New Jersey

4 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
1Senator G.W. Hagedorn Psychiatric Hospit
Glen Gardner, NJ
5501 of 10.11 ppb
(0.11 ppb)
2Wharton Water Dept
Wharton, NJ
7,5001 of 110.04 ppb
(0 to 0.49 ppb)
3Parsippany-Troy Hills Water Department
Pars-troy Hills Twp, NJ
50,0001 of 25< 0.01 ppb
(0 to 0.12 ppb)
4Ramsey Water Dept
Ramsey, NJ
16,6531 of 39< 0.01 ppb
(0 to 0.02 ppb)

Health Based Limits for Dibromomethane

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

Violation Summary for Dibromomethane in New Jersey

There are no violations reported for this contaminant in New Jersey