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Bromochloroacetic acid in Florida

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 Florida

14 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
1Aqua Utilities Florida Inc. (Trade Ctr)
Sarasota, FL
5041 of 119 ppb
(19 ppb)
2New Port Richey Water Dept
New Port Richey, FL
29,0001 of 117 ppb
(17 ppb)
3City of Dania Beach
Dania Beach, FL
16,0901 of 113.3 ppb
(13.3 ppb)
4Hcwrs/Seaboard Utilities
Tampa, FL
10,4991 of 112.2 ppb
(12.2 ppb)
5Boynton Beach Wtp
Boynton Beach, FL
97,0001 of 19.9 ppb
(9.9 ppb)
6Parkland Utilities Inc
Parkland, FL
2,7861 of 17.51 ppb
(7.51 ppb)
7St. John's River Club Utilities
Palatka, FL
1001 of 16.9 ppb
(6.9 ppb)
8City of North Miami
North Miami, FL
78,1504 of 44.98 ppb
(3.13 to 6.65 ppb)
9Deerfield Beach City of E & W
Deerfield Beach, FL
52,7492 of 24.01 ppb
(3.54 to 4.48 ppb)
10Miramar (East & West) Plants
Miramar, FL
112,0003 of 33.18 ppb
(2.21 to 5.01 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 Florida

There are no violations reported for this contaminant in Florida