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Central Lake County Jawa Utilities - Waukegan, IL

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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
64 days
Tests ConductedNumber of individual tests done for this contaminant
64 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.25.2 ppb
68 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
2009-03-0434 ppb1034 ppb
2009-02-0568 ppb1068 ppb
2009-01-1937 ppb1037 ppb
2008-12-1131 ppb1031 ppb
2008-11-1236 ppb1036 ppb
2008-10-0832 ppb1032 ppb
2008-09-0332 ppb1032 ppb
2008-08-1932 ppb1032 ppb
2008-07-0931 ppb1031 ppb
2008-06-0430 ppb1030 ppb
2008-05-0632 ppb1032 ppb
2008-04-0829 ppb1029 ppb
2008-03-0637 ppb1037 ppb
2008-02-0737 ppb1037 ppb
2008-01-1635 ppb1035 ppb
2007-12-030 ppb110 ppb
2007-11-200 ppb110 ppb
2007-10-030 ppb110 ppb
2007-09-060 ppb110 ppb
2007-08-010 ppb110 ppb
2007-07-180 ppb110 ppb
2007-06-050 ppb110 ppb
2007-05-020 ppb110 ppb
2007-04-040 ppb110 ppb
2007-03-060 ppb110 ppb
2007-02-140 ppb110 ppb
2007-01-030 ppb110 ppb
2006-12-1528 ppb1028 ppb
2006-11-0833 ppb1033 ppb
2006-10-1133 ppb1033 ppb
2006-09-0531 ppb1031 ppb
2006-08-0128 ppb1028 ppb
2006-07-1133 ppb1033 ppb
2006-06-2330 ppb1030 ppb
2006-05-300 ppb110 ppb
2006-04-2710 ppb1010 ppb
2006-04-1233 ppb1033 ppb
2006-03-2031 ppb1031 ppb
2006-02-0931 ppb1031 ppb
2006-01-2527 ppb1027 ppb
2005-12-1231 ppb1031 ppb
2005-11-0230 ppb1030 ppb
2005-10-1931 ppb1031 ppb
2005-09-0130 ppb1030 ppb
2005-08-1028 ppb1028 ppb
2005-07-1430 ppb1030 ppb
2005-06-0132 ppb1032 ppb
2005-05-1630 ppb1030 ppb
2005-04-1331 ppb1031 ppb
2005-03-1634 ppb1034 ppb
2005-02-1629 ppb1029 ppb
2005-01-0727 ppb1027 ppb
2004-12-0133 ppb1033 ppb
2004-11-2233 ppb1033 ppb
2004-10-2031 ppb1031 ppb
2004-09-1529 ppb1029 ppb
2004-08-1029 ppb1029 ppb
2004-07-1526 ppb1026 ppb
2004-06-2230 ppb1030 ppb
2004-05-1330 ppb1030 ppb
2004-04-1331 ppb1031 ppb
2004-03-0333 ppb1033 ppb
2004-02-1136 ppb1036 ppb
2004-01-0728 ppb1028 ppb