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Anaheim Public Utilities Utilities - Anaheim, CA


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Bromide

Bromide is a naturally occurring element found in surface waters and groundwater and contributes to the formation of toxic tap water disinfection byproducts.
 
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
20 days
Tests ConductedNumber of individual tests done for this contaminant
32 tests

Testing Summary

ContaminantAverage/
Maximum
Result
Health Limit
Exceeded
Legal Limit
Exceeded

Testing History

-Tested      -Detected      -Over Health Guidelines      -Over Legal Limit*
BromideBromide is a naturally occurring element found in surface waters and groundwater and contributes to the formation of toxic tap water disinfection byproducts.141.41 ppb
250 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 Bromide

Health Based Limits for Bromide

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
2008-07-07184 ppb50140 to 230 ppb
2008-07-0165 ppb420 to 140 ppb
2008-01-30170 ppb10170 ppb
2007-07-26250 ppb10250 ppb
2007-04-02110 ppb10110 ppb
2007-03-15160 ppb10160 ppb
2006-07-12140 ppb10140 ppb
2006-07-11210 ppb10210 ppb
2006-04-04240 ppb10240 ppb
2005-10-31100 ppb10100 ppb
2005-10-04242.5 ppb40170 to 310 ppb
2005-08-290 ppb110 ppb
2005-08-160 ppb110 ppb
2005-08-080 ppb110 ppb
2005-07-06210 ppb10210 ppb
2005-07-05176.67 ppb30140 to 210 ppb
2005-04-180 ppb110 ppb
2005-02-08170 ppb10170 ppb
2005-01-04220 ppb10220 ppb
2004-03-08180 ppb10180 ppb