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Bromochloroacetic acid in Alaska

Bromochloroacetic acid is a disinfection byproduct, and is formed when chlorine, chloramines or other disinfectants react with organic and inorganic matter in water. [read more]

The Most Polluted Communities in Alaska

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

Ranked by highest average Bromochloroacetic acid level

RankSystem Population Served Positive test results of total reported tests Average Level
Atka, AK
971 of 111.1 ppb
(11.1 ppb)
2Gulkana Village
Gakona, AK
831 of 19.27 ppb
(9.27 ppb)
3St. Michael Water System
St. Michael, AK
3731 of 15.47 ppb
(5.47 ppb)
4Napaskiak East Watering Point
Napaskiak, AK
3671 of 15.41 ppb
(5.41 ppb)
5Kotlik Water System
Kotlik, AK
59110 of 123.15 ppb
(0 to 6.25 ppb)
6Sand Point Water System
Sand Point, AK
1,13214 of 163.09 ppb
(0 to 7.01 ppb)
7Unalaska Water System
Unalaska, AK
9,2001 of 12.8 ppb
(2.8 ppb)
8Homer Water System
Homer, AK
6,0085 of 52.63 ppb
(2.16 to 3.68 ppb)
Akhiok, AK
901 of 12.6 ppb
(2.6 ppb)
10Nsbu - Point Lay
Barrow, AK
2271 of 12.4 ppb
(2.4 ppb)

Health Based Limits for Bromochloroacetic acid

There are no health based standards that EWG is using for this chemical

Violation Summary for Bromochloroacetic acid in Alaska

There are no violations reported for this contaminant in Alaska