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National Drinking Water Database

Henrico County Public Utilities Utilities - Richmond, VA

Serves 289,000 people


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
49 days
Tests ConductedNumber of individual tests done for this contaminant
49 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.47.17 ppb
756 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
2009-04-080 ppb110 ppb
2009-03-110 ppb110 ppb
2009-02-110 ppb110 ppb
2009-01-140 ppb110 ppb
2008-12-100 ppb110 ppb
2008-11-120 ppb110 ppb
2008-10-080 ppb110 ppb
2008-09-100 ppb110 ppb
2008-08-130 ppb110 ppb
2008-07-090 ppb110 ppb
2008-06-110 ppb110 ppb
2008-05-140 ppb110 ppb
2008-04-090 ppb110 ppb
2008-03-120 ppb110 ppb
2008-02-130 ppb110 ppb
2008-01-090 ppb110 ppb
2006-12-130 ppb110 ppb
2006-11-080 ppb110 ppb
2006-10-110 ppb110 ppb
2006-09-13641 ppb10641 ppb
2006-08-090 ppb110 ppb
2006-07-12112 ppb10112 ppb
2006-06-14756 ppb10756 ppb
2006-05-100 ppb110 ppb
2006-04-120 ppb110 ppb
2006-03-080 ppb110 ppb
2006-02-080 ppb110 ppb
2006-01-110 ppb110 ppb
2005-12-140 ppb110 ppb
2005-11-090 ppb110 ppb
2005-10-120 ppb110 ppb
2005-09-140 ppb110 ppb
2005-08-100 ppb110 ppb
2005-07-130 ppb110 ppb
2005-06-080 ppb110 ppb
2005-05-110 ppb110 ppb
2005-04-130 ppb110 ppb
2005-03-090 ppb110 ppb
2005-02-090 ppb110 ppb
2005-01-120 ppb110 ppb
2004-12-080 ppb110 ppb
2004-11-100 ppb110 ppb
2004-10-137.54 ppb107.54 ppb
2004-09-087 ppb107 ppb
2004-08-110 ppb110 ppb
2004-07-140 ppb110 ppb
2004-06-09116 ppb10116 ppb
2004-05-13672 ppb10672 ppb
2004-04-280 ppb110 ppb