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Monobromoacetic acid in New Mexico


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 New Mexico

106 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)
1Lost Horizon Coop Association
Albuquerque, NM
801 of 17.92 ppb
(7.92 ppb)
2Paakweree Village Water Co-Op Assoc, Inc
Albuquerque, NM
461 of 26.05 ppb
(0 to 12.1 ppb)
3Los Ojos Mdwca
Los Ojos, NM
5001 of 15.05 ppb
(5.05 ppb)
4Holly Garden Mhp
Las Cruces, NM
3111 of 14.3 ppb
(4.3 ppb)
5Leasburg Mdwca
Las Cruces, NM
9031 of 13.9 ppb
(3.9 ppb)
6San Ysidro Water Supply System
San Ysidro, NM
2331 of 13.59 ppb
(3.59 ppb)
7Sontera Acres Mobile Manor
Las Cruces, NM
1711 of 13.1 ppb
(3.1 ppb)
8Summer Wind Mobile Home Park
Las Cruces, NM
4761 of 13 ppb
(3 ppb)
9Lee/Hammond Water Treatment Plant
Farmington, NM
9,0003 of 32.82 ppb
(0.54 to 7.14 ppb)
10Cloudcroft Water System
Cloudcroft, NM
2,2501 of 12.57 ppb
(2.57 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 New Mexico

There are no violations reported for this contaminant in New Mexico