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Bromochloroacetic acid in New York

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 York

23 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
1Orwell Wd
Orwell, NY
2501 of 16.2 ppb
(6.2 ppb)
2Phoenix Village
Phoenix, NY
2,8001 of 15.9 ppb
(5.9 ppb)
3Quaker Hill Estates Wd
Hyde Park, NY
3001 of 15.2 ppb
(5.2 ppb)
4Cape Vincent Village
Cape Vincent, NY
5,0001 of 14.33 ppb
(4.33 ppb)
5Sackets Harbor Village
Sackets Harbor, NY
1,3001 of 13.6 ppb
(3.6 ppb)
6Cedar Valley Waterworks
Hyde Park, NY
3751 of 13.6 ppb
(3.6 ppb)
7Stillwater Village
Stillwater, NY
1,5721 of 13 ppb
(3 ppb)
8Pawling Village
Pawling, NY
2,1811 of 12.9 ppb
(2.9 ppb)
9Somers Chase Water Works Corp
Bedford, NY
2241 of 12.6 ppb
(2.6 ppb)
10Nyack Village Water Supply
Nyack, NY
14,7001 of 12.57 ppb
(2.57 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 York

There are no violations reported for this contaminant in New York