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Dibromomethane in Texas


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 Texas

33 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)
1City of Miles
Miles, TX
7911 of 15.6 ppb
(5.6 ppb)
2Shan D Water Supply
Tatum, TX
1441 of 30.99 ppb
(0 to 2.98 ppb)
3City of Ballinger
Ballinger, TX
6001 of 30.83 ppb
(0 to 2.5 ppb)
4Possum Kingdom Water Supply Corporation
Killeen, TX
251 of 20.8 ppb
(0 to 1.6 ppb)
5Johnson County Fwsd 1
Joshua, TX
5,4951 of 10.79 ppb
(0.79 ppb)
6Clay Wsc
Snook, TX
2521 of 10.6 ppb
(0.6 ppb)
7Golden Acres Water Co
Houston, TX
1801 of 10.59 ppb
(0.59 ppb)
8Pine Harbor Subdivision
Dallas, TX
9841 of 20.58 ppb
(0 to 1.15 ppb)
9Paxton Wsc
Center, TX
6091 of 20.55 ppb
(0 to 1.1 ppb)
10Sharon Wsc
Winnsboro, TX
6,6811 of 10.55 ppb
(0.55 ppb)

Health Based Limits for Dibromomethane

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

Violation Summary for Dibromomethane in Texas

There are no violations reported for this contaminant in Texas