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Bromochloroacetic acid in Washington

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 Washington

188 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
1Sundance Improvement Association
Kennewick, WA
1001 of 19 ppb
(9 ppb)
2Hillcrest Village Water Co Inc
Oak Harbor, WA
7705 of 58.7 ppb
(7.8 to 10.4 ppb)
3San Juan Fairways Owners Assn
Friday Harbor, WA
353 of 38.1 ppb
(4.4 to 11.1 ppb)
4Long Beach Water Department
Long Beach, WA
2,8653 of 38 ppb
(5.7 to 10.7 ppb)
5Sierra Country Club
Coupeville, WA
4881 of 17 ppb
(7 ppb)
6Lummi Point Water Association
Lummi Island, WA
451 of 17 ppb
(7 ppb)
7Roche Harbor Water System Inc
Friday Harbor, WA
32925 of 256.1 ppb
(1.75 to 16.5 ppb)
8Mountain View Water Association
Ferndale, WA
1861 of 15.6 ppb
(5.6 ppb)
9Eagle Cove Water Association
Friday Harbor, WA
6010 of 105.04 ppb
(3.8 to 5.9 ppb)
10Hide-Away Water Company Inc
Oak Harbor, WA
2401 of 15 ppb
(5 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 Washington

There are no violations reported for this contaminant in Washington