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Dibromomethane in Rhode Island


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 Rhode Island

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)
1Kent County Water Authority
West Warwick, RI
70,0001 of 360.28 ppb
(0 to 10 ppb)
2North Tiverton Fire District
Tiverton, RI
8,9692 of 80.18 ppb
(0 to 0.8 ppb)

Health Based Limits for Dibromomethane

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

Violation Summary for Dibromomethane in Rhode Island

There are no violations reported for this contaminant in Rhode Island