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Bromochloroacetic acid in Minnesota


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 Minnesota

251 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
(Range)
1Shelly
Shelly, MN
2851 of 186 ppb
(86 ppb)
2Westbrook
Westbrook, MN
7251 of 137 ppb
(37 ppb)
3Hector
Hector, MN
1,1702 of 234.5 ppb
(28 to 41 ppb)
4Olivia
Olivia, MN
2,5705 of 527.36 ppb
(6.8 to 61 ppb)
5Halstad
Halstad, MN
6221 of 123 ppb
(23 ppb)
6Chokio
Chokio, MN
4431 of 116 ppb
(16 ppb)
7Magnolia
Magnolia, MN
2162 of 26.4 ppb
(6 to 6.8 ppb)
8Bird Island
Bird Island, MN
1,1952 of 36.33 ppb
(0 to 17 ppb)
9Bowlus
Bowlus, MN
2761 of 16 ppb
(6 ppb)
10Luverne
Luverne, MN
4,5881 of 15.8 ppb
(5.8 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 Minnesota

There are no violations reported for this contaminant in Minnesota