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Bromodichloroacetic acid in California


Bromodichloroacetic acid is a disinfection byproduct that forms when chlorine, chloramines or other disinfectants react with organic and inorganic matter in water.

The Most Polluted Communities in California

4 water utilities reported detecting Bromodichloroacetic acid in tap water since 2004, according to EWG's analysis of water quality data supplied by state water agencies

Ranked by highest average Bromodichloroacetic acid level

RankSystem Population Served Positive test results of total reported tests Average Level
(Range)
1Pomona - City, Water Dept.
Pomona, CA
156,5001 of 12.9 ppb
(2.9 ppb)
2Centerville C.S.D.
Redding, CA
2,5161 of 11.6 ppb
(1.6 ppb)
3City of Ukiah
Ukiah, CA
15,0003 of 50.82 ppb
(0 to 2.05 ppb)
4City of Redding
Redding, CA
78,5181 of 10.43 ppb
(0.43 ppb)

Health Based Limits for Bromodichloroacetic acid

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

Violation Summary for Bromodichloroacetic acid in California

There are no violations reported for this contaminant in California