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Kern County Water Agency Utilities - Bakersfield, CA

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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
40 days
Tests ConductedNumber of individual tests done for this contaminant
40 tests

Testing Summary

Health Limit
Legal Limit

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.12.25 ppb
210 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
Samples taken that dayNumber of Non-DetectsRange of Results
2009-03-020 ppb110 ppb
2009-02-030 ppb110 ppb
2009-01-050 ppb110 ppb
2008-12-010 ppb110 ppb
2008-11-030 ppb110 ppb
2008-10-080 ppb110 ppb
2008-09-080 ppb110 ppb
2008-08-040 ppb110 ppb
2008-07-010 ppb110 ppb
2008-06-020 ppb110 ppb
2008-05-0670 ppb1070 ppb
2007-12-030 ppb110 ppb
2007-11-12210 ppb10210 ppb
2007-09-10210 ppb10210 ppb
2007-08-130 ppb110 ppb
2007-07-020 ppb110 ppb
2007-06-040 ppb110 ppb
2007-05-150 ppb110 ppb
2007-04-030 ppb110 ppb
2007-03-060 ppb110 ppb
2007-02-010 ppb110 ppb
2007-01-080 ppb110 ppb
2006-12-050 ppb110 ppb
2006-11-060 ppb110 ppb
2006-10-030 ppb110 ppb
2006-09-110 ppb110 ppb
2006-08-070 ppb110 ppb
2006-07-110 ppb110 ppb
2006-06-050 ppb110 ppb
2006-05-020 ppb110 ppb
2006-04-010 ppb110 ppb
2006-03-010 ppb110 ppb
2006-02-060 ppb110 ppb
2006-01-160 ppb110 ppb
2005-12-010 ppb110 ppb
2005-11-070 ppb110 ppb
2005-07-050 ppb110 ppb
2005-04-040 ppb110 ppb
2005-01-040 ppb110 ppb
2004-10-010 ppb110 ppb