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Monobromoacetic acid in Vermont


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 Vermont

48 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)
1Williston Fire District 1
Williston, VT
2121 of 14 ppb
(4 ppb)
2Bromley Water Co
Peru, VT
4,3001 of 13 ppb
(3 ppb)
3Catamount Bolton Water and Sewer
Bolton, VT
1,0003 of 132.21 ppb
(0 to 26.7 ppb)
4Thetford Water Coop Inc
Thetford, VT
1151 of 12 ppb
(2 ppb)
5Sunset Terrace Estates
Swanton, VT
701 of 12 ppb
(2 ppb)
6Burlington Dept Public Works Water Div
Burlington, VT
47,6002 of 101.47 ppb
(0 to 13.7 ppb)
7Dairy Center
VT
341 of 11 ppb
(1 ppb)
8Coopers Mhp
Grand Isle, VT
752 of 31 ppb
(0 to 2 ppb)
9Deep Rock Water Fire District 8
Barre Town, VT
751 of 21 ppb
(0 to 2 ppb)
10Olcott Falls Manor Mhp
Hartford, VT
1041 of 11 ppb
(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 Vermont

There are no violations reported for this contaminant in Vermont