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Bromochloroacetic acid in New Mexico

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 New Mexico

114 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
1Mountainair Water System
Mountainair, NM
1,2002 of 212.29 ppb
(7.27 to 17.31 ppb)
2Dona Ana County Utilities-Border Region
Las Cruces, NM
6101 of 27.82 ppb
(0 to 15.63 ppb)
3Madrid Village Water Co-Op
Madrid, NM
3002 of 27.51 ppb
(2.19 to 12.82 ppb)
4Capulin Mdwca
Gallina, NM
2001 of 15.66 ppb
(5.66 ppb)
5Upper LA Plata Water Users Association
Elephant Butte, NM
2,3007 of 75.29 ppb
(3.52 to 7.25 ppb)
6Chamberino Mdwc & Sa
Chamberino, NM
4851 of 14.17 ppb
(4.17 ppb)
7Bernalillo Water System
Bernalillo, NM
7,0001 of 14.08 ppb
(4.08 ppb)
8Farmington Water System
Farmington, NM
41,0016 of 63.99 ppb
(2.81 to 5.29 ppb)
9Placitas Mdwca
El Rito, NM
2521 of 13.94 ppb
(3.94 ppb)
10Brazito Mdwca
Mesilla Park, NM
4851 of 13.86 ppb
(3.86 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 New Mexico

There are no violations reported for this contaminant in New Mexico