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Bromochloroacetic acid in South Carolina


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 South Carolina

3 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)
1Bjw&sa
Beaufort, SC
56,2421 of 192.2 ppb
(0 to 41.8 ppb)
2Isle of Palms W/S Comm
Isle Of Palms, SC
9,9931 of 81.15 ppb
(0 to 9.2 ppb)
3Westinghouse/Srs A-Area
SC
12,2044 of 70.57 ppb
(0 to 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 South Carolina

There are no violations reported for this contaminant in South Carolina