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Tribromoacetic acid in New York

Tribromoacetic acid is a haloacetic acid and an unregulated byproduct of tap water disinfection using ozonation.

The Most Polluted Communities in New York

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

Ranked by highest average Tribromoacetic acid level

RankSystem Population Served Positive test results of total reported tests Average Level
1Metropolitan Water Board
Clay, NY
01 of 18 ppb
(8 ppb)
2Suffolk County Water Authority
Bay Shore, NY
1,009,2642 of 690.01 ppb
(0 to 0.53 ppb)

Health Based Limits for Tribromoacetic acid

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

Violation Summary for Tribromoacetic acid in New York

There are no violations reported for this contaminant in New York