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Dibromomethane in New Mexico


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 Mexico

6 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)
1Tajique Mdwca
Tajique, NM
1811 of 30.25 ppb
(0 to 0.75 ppb)
2Bluewater Lake Mdwca
Prewitt, NM
4001 of 10.22 ppb
(0.22 ppb)
3San Ysidro Water Supply System
San Ysidro, NM
2332 of 20.2 ppb
(0.13 to 0.26 ppb)
4Village of Tijeras
Tijeras, NM
1,2001 of 50.17 ppb
(0 to 0.87 ppb)
5Route 66 RV & Mhp
Albuquerque, NM
791 of 10.11 ppb
(0.11 ppb)
6Rio Rancho Sewer and Wastewater Services
Rio Rancho, NM
56,0001 of 4< 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 Mexico

There are no violations reported for this contaminant in New Mexico