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Dibromoacetic acid in Nebraska


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 Nebraska

123 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)
1Village of Lyman
Lyman, NE
4501 of 19.3 ppb
(9.3 ppb)
2City of Kearney
Kearney, NE
24,88923 of 236.18 ppb
(4.5 to 8.6 ppb)
3City of Gering
Gering, NE
8,0003 of 35.06 ppb
(4.33 to 6.4 ppb)
4City of Grand Island
Grand Island, NE
40,0366 of 64.3 ppb
(3.54 to 5.58 ppb)
5City of Mccook
Mccook, NE
7,9943 of 54.18 ppb
(0 to 10 ppb)
6Village of Hardy
Hardy, NE
1762 of 23.75 ppb
(3.4 to 4.1 ppb)
7City of Peru
Peru, NE
9232 of 23.55 ppb
(0.99 to 6.1 ppb)
8City of Scottsbluff
Scottsbluff, NE
14,70012 of 123.5 ppb
(2.3 to 4.6 ppb)
9City of Minden
Minden, NE
2,8005 of 53.27 ppb
(0.77 to 6.7 ppb)
10City of Mitchell
Mitchell, NE
1,8313 of 33.17 ppb
(1.7 to 5 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 Nebraska

There are no violations reported for this contaminant in Nebraska