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Monobromoacetic acid in Wisconsin


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 Wisconsin

54 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)
1Edgar Waterworks
Edgar, WI
1,4511 of 25 ppb
(0 to 10 ppb)
2Seymour Waterworks
Seymour, WI
3,5351 of 24.23 ppb
(0 to 8.46 ppb)
3Weston Waterworks
Weston, WI
13,3002 of 93.44 ppb
(0 to 29.4 ppb)
4Neillsville Waterworks
Neillsville, WI
2,7611 of 22.11 ppb
(0 to 4.21 ppb)
5Stoddard Waterworks
Stoddard, WI
8151 of 21.98 ppb
(0 to 3.95 ppb)
6Maiden Rock Water Utility
Maiden Rock, WI
1211 of 21.53 ppb
(0 to 3.05 ppb)
7Blue River Waterworks
Blue River, WI
4241 of 21.36 ppb
(0 to 2.72 ppb)
8Lyndon Station Waterworks
Lyndon Station, WI
4741 of 21.33 ppb
(0 to 2.66 ppb)
9Adell Waterworks
Adell, WI
5191 of 21.32 ppb
(0 to 2.65 ppb)
10Maplewood Sanitary Dist 1
Maplewood, WI
1221 of 31.25 ppb
(0 to 3.75 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 Wisconsin

There are no violations reported for this contaminant in Wisconsin