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Dibromoacetic acid in Arkansas

Dibromoacetic 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 Arkansas

385 water utilities reported detecting Dibromoacetic acid in tap water since 2004, according to EWG's analysis of water quality data supplied by state water agencies

Ranked by highest average Dibromoacetic acid level

RankSystem Population Served Positive test results of total reported tests Average Level
1Chicot Junction Water Assoc
Eudora, AR
80222 of 2414.23 ppb
(0 to 30.2 ppb)
2New London Water Association
Strong, AR
88021 of 2412.71 ppb
(0 to 27.7 ppb)
3Boydell Water Association
Mcgehee, AR
15615 of 1511.99 ppb
(4.4 to 27.4 ppb)
4Faircrest Water Association
Eldorado, AR
1,23324 of 2410.65 ppb
(1.9 to 19.2 ppb)
5Bull Shoals Water System
Bull Shoals, AR
2,3624 of 410.41 ppb
(3.75 to 15 ppb)
6Moro Waterworks
Moro, AR
24114 of 1410.09 ppb
(2.2 to 21.3 ppb)
7Lee County Water Association
Marianna, AR
5,02013 of 149.87 ppb
(0 to 17.15 ppb)
8Bradford Waterworks
Bradford, AR
80012 of 129.36 ppb
(4 to 25.1 ppb)
9Johnson Township Water Assoc
El Dorado, AR
8387 of 89.31 ppb
(0 to 23.3 ppb)
10United Water Association
Brinkley, AR
56819 of 199.22 ppb
(1.2 to 30.9 ppb)

Health Based Limits for Dibromoacetic acid

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 Dibromoacetic acid in Arkansas

There are no violations reported for this contaminant in Arkansas