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Monobromoacetic acid in Arizona


Monobromoacetic acid is a disinfection byproduct regulated by EPA as one of five haloacetic acids that are formed when chlorine, chloramines or other disinfectants react with organic and inorganic matter in water. [read more]

The Most Polluted Communities in Arizona

41 water utilities reported detecting Monobromoacetic acid in tap water since 2004, according to EWG's analysis of water quality data supplied by state water agencies

Ranked by highest average Monobromoacetic acid level

RankSystem Population Served Positive test results of total reported tests Average Level
(Range)
1AZ American Water - Camp Mohave
Phoenix, AZ
1683 of 32.13 ppb
(1.5 to 2.6 ppb)
2City of Somerton
Somerton, AZ
9,7501 of 12 ppb
(2 ppb)
3Mead's Ranch
Bakersfield, AZ
1951 of 11.7 ppb
(1.7 ppb)
4AZ Water Co-Winkelman
Phoenix, AZ
5002 of 21.2 ppb
(1.1 to 1.3 ppb)
5Chaparral City Water Co
Rancho Cordova, AZ
22,0005 of 61.05 ppb
(0 to 2.23 ppb)
6AZ American Water - Anthem Water System
Phoenix, AZ
3,0005 of 61 ppb
(0 to 1.48 ppb)
7City of Scottsdale
Scottsdale, AZ
180,0001 of 10.9 ppb
(0.9 ppb)
8City of Peoria
Peoria, AZ
86,0006 of 70.89 ppb
(0 to 1.35 ppb)
9City of Chandler
Chandler, AZ
180,0008 of 90.87 ppb
(0 to 2 ppb)
10Far West Water Co
Yuma, AZ
32,42519 of 280.83 ppb
(0 to 1.9 ppb)

Health Based Limits for Monobromoacetic acid

StandardDescriptionLevel
Maximum Contaminant Limit (MCL)The enforceable standard which defines the highest level of a contaminant that is allowed in drinking water. MCLs are set as close to health-based limits (Maximum Contaminant Level Goals, or MCLGs) as feasible using the best available analytical and treatment technologies and taking cost into consideration. Source: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.60 ppb

Violation Summary for Monobromoacetic acid in Arizona

There are no violations reported for this contaminant in Arizona