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Dibromoacetic acid in Ohio

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 Ohio

593 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
1Hartville Meadows
Hartville, OH
1025 of 713.56 ppb
(0 to 49.3 ppb)
2Pleasant City, Village O
Pleasant City, OH
7501 of 113.4 ppb
(13.4 ppb)
3Village of Cumberland
Cumberland, OH
4709 of 910.89 ppb
(6.7 to 16.4 ppb)
4Georgetown Water Distric
Cadiz, OH
2161 of 19.2 ppb
(9.2 ppb)
5Village of Cygnet
Cygnet, OH
67510 of 109.19 ppb
(2.2 to 14.8 ppb)
6Reno Water & Sewer #2
Marietta, OH
1,0802 of 27.7 ppb
(7.2 to 8.2 ppb)
7Byesville Public Water System
Byesville, OH
4,0009 of 97.26 ppb
(1.4 to 15.6 ppb)
8Village of Deshler
Deshler, OH
1,85110 of 107.23 ppb
(5.7 to 9.7 ppb)
9Morgan Meigsville - SR 376 Pws
Mcconnelsville, OH
301 of 17.19 ppb
(7.19 ppb)
10Pine Mill Ridge #515
Stow, OH
301 of 17.05 ppb
(7.05 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 Ohio

There are no violations reported for this contaminant in Ohio