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Monobromoacetic acid in Ohio


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 Ohio

166 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)
1Leader's Mhp Pws
Chesterland, OH
7001 of 116 ppb
(16 ppb)
2Metzenbaum Residence
Chesterland, OH
641 of 112 ppb
(12 ppb)
3Countryside Estates - East
Akron, OH
3601 of 18.62 ppb
(8.62 ppb)
4Chagrin Falls, Village O
Chagrin Falls, OH
4,9001 of 27.3 ppb
(0 to 14.6 ppb)
5Mwcd - Sites Lake
New Philadelphia, OH
3601 of 13.1 ppb
(3.1 ppb)
6Auburn Water Service Co
Pepper Pike, OH
2901 of 12.7 ppb
(2.7 ppb)
7Village of Anna
Anna, OH
1,3191 of 12.1 ppb
(2.1 ppb)
8Hartville Meadows
Hartville, OH
1022 of 72.09 ppb
(0 to 9.6 ppb)
9Village of Cumberland
Cumberland, OH
4705 of 91.96 ppb
(0 to 12 ppb)
10Wayside Farm Nursing Hom
Peninsula, OH
1751 of 11.9 ppb
(1.9 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 Ohio

There are no violations reported for this contaminant in Ohio