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Monobromoacetic acid in South 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 South Carolina

5 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 North Augusta
N Augusta, SC
25,5814 of 220.55 ppb
(0 to 4.5 ppb)
2Westinghouse/Srs A-Area
SC
12,2044 of 110.36 ppb
(0 to 1 ppb)
3Anderson Regional Wtr Sy
Anderson, SC
101 of 120.32 ppb
(0 to 3.88 ppb)
4Broad Creek PSD
Hilton Head, SC
8,1461 of 120.1 ppb
(0 to 1.19 ppb)
5Isle of Palms W/S Comm
Isle Of Palms, SC
9,9931 of 120.08 ppb
(0 to 1 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 South Carolina

There are no violations reported for this contaminant in South Carolina