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Dibromoacetic acid in Vermont


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 Vermont

45 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)
1Alpine Haven
Westfield, VT
4001 of 17.5 ppb
(7.5 ppb)
2Sutton Water System
Sutton, VT
1901 of 14.1 ppb
(4.1 ppb)
3Bromley Water Co
Peru, VT
4,3001 of 11.5 ppb
(1.5 ppb)
4St George Villas
St George, VT
4201 of 11.2 ppb
(1.2 ppb)
5Timbercreek Condominium
Dover, VT
1,1162 of 31.17 ppb
(0 to 1.9 ppb)
6Pittsford Fire District 1
Pittsford, VT
691 of 11 ppb
(1 ppb)
7Dairy Center
VT
341 of 11 ppb
(1 ppb)
8Telemark Village
Killington, VT
1231 of 11 ppb
(1 ppb)
9Battleground Condominium
Fayston, VT
2861 of 11 ppb
(1 ppb)
10Williston Fire District 1
Williston, VT
2121 of 11 ppb
(1 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 Vermont

There are no violations reported for this contaminant in Vermont