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Monobromoacetic acid in Texas


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 Texas

751 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)
1Evergreen Mobile Home Park
Corpus Christi, TX
661 of 171.9 ppb
(71.9 ppb)
2Foothills Mobile Home Ranch Annex
Boerne, TX
751 of 216.25 ppb
(0 to 32.5 ppb)
3Behavior Training Research Inc
Manvel, TX
501 of 213.95 ppb
(0 to 27.9 ppb)
4Wellman Water Supply Corporation
Wellman, TX
2251 of 512.7 ppb
(0 to 63.5 ppb)
5Rosewood Mobile Home Park
Houston, TX
2041 of 412.05 ppb
(0 to 48.2 ppb)
6Tidewater Oaks Subdivision
El Campo, TX
1651 of 111.6 ppb
(11.6 ppb)
7AL Leonard Ranch
Bryan, TX
292 of 78.84 ppb
(0 to 60.4 ppb)
8City of Edcouch
Edcouch, TX
2,87410 of 156.76 ppb
(0 to 17.6 ppb)
9Rowena Wsc
Rowena, TX
59411 of 156.15 ppb
(0 to 17.6 ppb)
10Blue Ridge Mobile Home Park
Houston, TX
1081 of 35.6 ppb
(0 to 16.8 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 Texas

There are no violations reported for this contaminant in Texas