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Monobromoacetic acid in New York


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 York

271 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)
1Springhouse Estates W.W. Corp.
Brewster, NY
2127 of 198.32 ppb
(0 to 41 ppb)
2Cliff Haven Wd
Plattsburgh, NY
1,3002 of 86.71 ppb
(0 to 45 ppb)
3Occanum Falls Court
Windsor, NY
451 of 26.6 ppb
(0 to 13.2 ppb)
4Shorehaven Civic Assoc
Holmes, NY
3004 of 126.37 ppb
(0 to 32 ppb)
5Redford Water District
Saranac, NY
4001 of 34.67 ppb
(0 to 14 ppb)
6Port Kent Wd
Keeseville, NY
753 of 154.65 ppb
(0 to 52 ppb)
7Winco Park
Ashland, NY
651 of 14.5 ppb
(4.5 ppb)
8Northridge Acres
East Syracuse, NY
601 of 174.41 ppb
(0 to 75 ppb)
9Pine Haven Mobile Court
Carmel, NY
3001 of 14.2 ppb
(4.2 ppb)
10Brewster Heights
Brewster, NY
6987 of 223.96 ppb
(0 to 17 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 York

There are no violations reported for this contaminant in New York