National Drinking Water Database
Elsberry Utilities - Silex, MO
Serves 2,000 people
Bromochloroacetic acidBromochloroacetic acid is a disinfection byproduct, and is formed when chlorine, chloramines or other disinfectants react with organic and inorganic matter in water.
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.||1.5 ppb|
|No||Legal 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
|Samples taken that day||Number of Non-Detects||Range of Results|
|2007-09-24||3 ppb||1||0||3 ppb|
|2004-09-16||0 ppb||1||1||0 ppb|