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Bromochloroacetic acid in California

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 California

7 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
1Cal American Water Co
Newbury Park, CA
59,6681 of 17.4 ppb
(7.4 ppb)
2Santa Clara Valley Water District
San Jose, CA
08 of 105.67 ppb
(0 to 10.47 ppb)
3San Diego County Water Authority
San Diego, CA
01 of 12 ppb
(2 ppb)
4Redway C.S.D.
Redway, CA
1,8501 of 11.6 ppb
(1.6 ppb)
5Valley of The Moon Water District
El Verano, CA
20,2411 of 11.1 ppb
(1.1 ppb)
6California-American Larkfield (Puc)
Santa Rosa, CA
7,7754 of 51 ppb
(0 to 1.4 ppb)
7Alameda County Water District
Fremont, CA
271,0001 of 20.55 ppb
(0 to 1.1 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 California

There are no violations reported for this contaminant in California