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Monobromoacetic acid in Missouri


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 Missouri

270 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)
1Caldwell Co Pwsd #1
Cowgill, MO
4831 of 54.68 ppb
(0 to 23.4 ppb)
2Chaffee
Chaffee, MO
3,0591 of 54.66 ppb
(0 to 23.3 ppb)
3Barnard
Barnard, MO
2573 of 94.55 ppb
(0 to 34.5 ppb)
4Laddonia
Laddonia, MO
5811 of 23.56 ppb
(0 to 7.12 ppb)
5Braymer
Braymer, MO
1,0502 of 63.32 ppb
(0 to 12.9 ppb)
6Bates Co Pwsd #4
Rich Hill, MO
2,4604 of 113.08 ppb
(0 to 21.3 ppb)
7Annapolis
Annapolis, MO
3101 of 22.79 ppb
(0 to 5.58 ppb)
8Linn Livingston Co Pwsd #3
Wheeling, MO
1,3002 of 72.67 ppb
(0 to 14.3 ppb)
9Jackson Co Pwsd #16
Sibley, MO
4,2541 of 32.63 ppb
(0 to 7.89 ppb)
10Slater
Slater, MO
2,0864 of 112.46 ppb
(0 to 10.4 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 Missouri

There are no violations reported for this contaminant in Missouri