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Moa Municipality of Anchorage Utilities - Anchorage, AK


Serves 221,351 people

Bromochloroacetic acid

Bromochloroacetic acid is a disinfection byproduct, and is formed when chlorine, chloramines or other disinfectants react with organic and inorganic matter in water.
 
This Drinking Water System
Test Days Exceeding Health GuidelinesDefinition of what this is
0 days
Test Days Exceeding Legal LimitsNumber of days in which the samples taken in that day exceed the Maximum Contaminant Level (Depending on the contaminant and its MCL, that may or may not trigger an MCL violation. Some MCLs are based on averages spanning several months to a year)
0 days
Test DaysNumber of days in which this chemical has reported results in the data we received from the State
19 days
Tests ConductedNumber of individual tests done for this contaminant
58 tests

Testing Summary

ContaminantAverage/
Maximum
Result
Health Limit
Exceeded
Legal Limit
Exceeded

Testing History

-Tested      -Detected      -Over Health Guidelines      -Over Legal Limit*
Bromochloroacetic acidBromochloroacetic acid is a disinfection byproduct, and is formed when chlorine, chloramines or other disinfectants react with organic and inorganic matter in water.0 ppb
0 ppb
NoLegal at any levelThis is the Federal Limit. State Limits may be lower.
NOTE: Each dot in the above graph represents one month.
* Water utilities are noted as exceeding the legal limit if any test is above the maximum contaminant level (MCL). Most MCLs are based on annual averages so exceeding the MCL for one test does not necessarily indicate that the system is out of compliance.

Health Based and Legal Limits for Bromochloroacetic acid

Health Based Limits for Bromochloroacetic acid

There are no health based standards that EWG is using for this chemical

Testing Results

Testing DateAverage
Result
Samples taken that dayNumber of Non-DetectsRange of Results
2008-10-200 ppb330 ppb
2008-07-150 ppb330 ppb
2008-06-020 ppb330 ppb
2007-10-260 ppb330 ppb
2007-08-160 ppb330 ppb
2007-05-070 ppb330 ppb
2007-02-260 ppb330 ppb
2006-10-240 ppb330 ppb
2006-08-080 ppb330 ppb
2006-05-220 ppb330 ppb
2006-02-280 ppb330 ppb
2005-10-110 ppb440 ppb
2005-08-290 ppb330 ppb
2005-06-060 ppb330 ppb
2005-02-010 ppb330 ppb
2004-10-120 ppb330 ppb
2004-08-030 ppb330 ppb
2004-05-250 ppb330 ppb
2004-02-110 ppb330 ppb