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Monobromoacetic acid in California


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 California

132 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)
1Rincon Del Diablo Mwd (Id-A)
Escondido, CA
2,6003 of 315.29 ppb
(14.55 to 16.5 ppb)
2Rabb Park Community Ser. Dist.
Pioneer, CA
1601 of 112.7 ppb
(12.7 ppb)
3Skylonda Mutual
Woodside, CA
4311 of 111 ppb
(11 ppb)
4Rincon Del Diablo Mwd (Id-1)
Escondido, CA
23,5003 of 38.1 ppb
(7.98 to 8.25 ppb)
5Awa, Ranch House Estates I.D. #2
Sutter Creek, CA
3502 of 46.68 ppb
(0 to 17.5 ppb)
6Snowshoe Springs Assn.
Camp Connell, CA
2701 of 16.04 ppb
(6.04 ppb)
7Snp-Lodgepole
Three Rivers, CA
2,9001 of 14.9 ppb
(4.9 ppb)
8City of Angels
Angels Camp, CA
2,8423 of 94.88 ppb
(0 to 30 ppb)
9Palomino Lakes Mutual Water Co.
Cloverdale, CA
4153 of 44.33 ppb
(0 to 15 ppb)
10River Ranch MH Park
Victorville, CA
3001 of 13.9 ppb
(3.9 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 California

There are no violations reported for this contaminant in California