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Monobromoacetic acid in North Carolina


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 North Carolina

320 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)
1Northview Mhp
Weaverville, NC
3501 of 410 ppb
(0 to 40 ppb)
2Town of Turkey
Turkey, NC
3001 of 39.33 ppb
(0 to 28 ppb)
3Springdale Sd
Concord, NC
1451 of 37.33 ppb
(0 to 22 ppb)
4Pine Island Utilities
Corolla, NC
7449 of 126.92 ppb
(0 to 20 ppb)
5Southern Outer Banks Wtr Syst
Corolla, NC
2,9954 of 95.56 ppb
(0 to 40 ppb)
6Gloria Acres Mhp
Stanley, NC
1271 of 34.67 ppb
(0 to 14 ppb)
7Russette Meadows Mhp
Burlington, NC
601 of 44.25 ppb
(0 to 17 ppb)
8Ocean Sands Development
Corolla, NC
2,4233 of 104.1 ppb
(0 to 20 ppb)
9Town of Marshville
Marshville, NC
3,4293 of 144.07 ppb
(0 to 50 ppb)
10Mulberry-Fairplains Wtr Assoc
N Wilkesboro, NC
8,1503 of 154.07 ppb
(0 to 32 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 North Carolina

There are no violations reported for this contaminant in North Carolina