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Dibromoacetic acid in North Dakota


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 North Dakota

22 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
(Range)
1Upper Souris Wua-System Ii
Kenmare, ND
21611 of 1417.26 ppb
(0 to 55 ppb)
2Upper Souris Wua-System I
Kenmare, ND
1,2428 of 1311.35 ppb
(0 to 35 ppb)
3City of Glenburn
Glenburn, ND
3741 of 110 ppb
(10 ppb)
4City of Lansford
Lansford, ND
2531 of 110 ppb
(10 ppb)
5West River Water and Sewer
Minot, ND
4001 of 110 ppb
(10 ppb)
6Langdon Rural WD - Cando
ND
501 of 110 ppb
(10 ppb)
7City of Burlington
Burlington, ND
1,09610 of 188.89 ppb
(0 to 30 ppb)
8City of Solen
Solen, ND
8612 of 226.7 ppb
(0 to 30 ppb)
9City of Newburg
Newburg, ND
303 of 66.67 ppb
(0 to 20 ppb)
10Country Acres Mhp
Minot, ND
252 of 66.67 ppb
(0 to 30 ppb)

Health Based Limits for Dibromoacetic 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 Dibromoacetic acid in North Dakota

There are no violations reported for this contaminant in North Dakota