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Bethany Utilities - Bethany, MO

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Bromochloroacetic acid

Bromochloroacetic acid is a disinfection byproduct, and is formed when chlorine, chloramines or other disinfectants react with organic and inorganic matter in water.
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
30 days
Tests ConductedNumber of individual tests done for this contaminant
90 tests

Testing Summary

Health Limit
Legal Limit

Testing History

-Tested      -Detected      -Over Health Guidelines      -Over Legal Limit*
Bromochloroacetic acidBromochloroacetic acid is a disinfection byproduct, and is formed when chlorine, chloramines or other disinfectants react with organic and inorganic matter in water.3.54 ppb
11.25 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 Bromochloroacetic acid

Health Based Limits for Bromochloroacetic acid

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
2009-04-085.6 ppb205.41 to 5.78 ppb
2009-04-026.17 ppb405.28 to 7.17 ppb
2009-01-075.15 ppb404.42 to 5.68 ppb
2008-10-104.48 ppb403.97 to 5.09 ppb
2008-07-125.56 ppb405.04 to 6.64 ppb
2008-04-076.33 ppb406.16 to 6.48 ppb
2008-01-157.41 ppb405.19 to 11.4 ppb
2007-10-096.19 ppb404.83 to 7.55 ppb
2007-07-095.16 ppb105.16 ppb
2007-07-084.75 ppb304.5 to 5.21 ppb
2007-04-036.79 ppb406.14 to 7.65 ppb
2007-01-025.25 ppb404.62 to 5.88 ppb
2006-10-035.11 ppb403.34 to 6.01 ppb
2006-07-064.91 ppb404.41 to 5.28 ppb
2006-04-0511 ppb2010.6 to 11.4 ppb
2006-04-0411.25 ppb2010.6 to 11.9 ppb
2006-01-094.97 ppb403.56 to 6.3 ppb
2005-10-06<0.01 ppb42< .01 to 0.00343 ppb
2005-07-07<0.01 ppb40< .01 to 0.00564 ppb
2005-04-05<0.01 ppb40< .01 to 0.00965 ppb
2005-01-10<0.01 ppb10< .01 to 0.004 ppb
2005-01-090.01 ppb100.01 ppb
2005-01-080.01 ppb20<0.01 to 0.01 ppb
2004-10-06<0.01 ppb10< .01 to 0.00435 ppb
2004-10-05<0.01 ppb30< .01 to 0.00564 ppb
2004-07-06<0.01 ppb20< .01 to 0.00394 ppb
2004-07-05<0.01 ppb20< .01 to 0.00557 ppb
2004-04-06<0.01 ppb31< .01 to 0.00872 ppb
2004-04-05<0.01 ppb10< .01 to 0.00976 ppb
2004-01-07<0.01 ppb410 to 0.01 ppb