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Monobromoacetic acid in Nebraska


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 Nebraska

8 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)
1City of Mccook
Mccook, NE
7,9942 of 50.52 ppb
(0 to 1.4 ppb)
2City of Kearney
Kearney, NE
24,88912 of 230.39 ppb
(0 to 1.3 ppb)
3Metropolitan Utilities District
Omaha, NE
506,4202 of 220.06 ppb
(0 to 0.71 ppb)
4Otoe Co. Rwd # 1
Nebraska City, NE
1,5301 of 210.05 ppb
(0 to 1.1 ppb)
5City of Papillion
Papillion, NE
21,6001 of 210.05 ppb
(0 to 1.1 ppb)
6Maplewood Estates Mobile Home Park
Omaha, NE
8011 of 210.05 ppb
(0 to 1.1 ppb)
7Papio-Missouri River Nrd Washington
Omaha, NE
1,0201 of 220.05 ppb
(0 to 1.1 ppb)
8Cedar-Knox Rwd
Hartington, NE
2,2001 of 200.04 ppb
(0 to 0.85 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 Nebraska

There are no violations reported for this contaminant in Nebraska