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Bethany Utilities - New Hampton, MO

Serves 3,160 people

Tribromoacetic acid

Tribromoacetic acid is a haloacetic acid and an unregulated byproduct of tap water disinfection using ozonation.
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*
Tribromoacetic acidTribromoacetic acid is a haloacetic acid and an unregulated byproduct of tap water disinfection using ozonation.0.02 ppb
0.48 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 Tribromoacetic acid

Health Based Limits for Tribromoacetic 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
2009-04-080 ppb220 ppb
2009-04-020 ppb440 ppb
2009-01-070 ppb440 ppb
2008-10-100 ppb440 ppb
2008-07-120 ppb440 ppb
2008-04-070.48 ppb430 to 1.92 ppb
2008-01-150 ppb440 ppb
2007-10-090 ppb440 ppb
2007-07-090 ppb110 ppb
2007-07-080 ppb330 ppb
2007-04-030 ppb440 ppb
2007-01-020 ppb440 ppb
2006-10-030 ppb440 ppb
2006-07-060 ppb440 ppb
2006-04-050 ppb220 ppb
2006-04-040 ppb220 ppb
2006-01-090 ppb440 ppb
2005-10-060 ppb440 ppb
2005-07-070 ppb440 ppb
2005-04-050 ppb440 ppb
2005-01-100.01 ppb100.01 ppb
2005-01-090.01 ppb100.01 ppb
2005-01-080.01 ppb200.01 ppb
2004-10-060 ppb110 ppb
2004-10-050 ppb330 ppb
2004-07-060 ppb220 ppb
2004-07-050 ppb220 ppb
2004-04-060 ppb330 ppb
2004-04-050 ppb110 ppb
2004-01-070 ppb440 ppb