Menu

EWG's Tap Water Database

Donate

Chlorodibromoacetic acid

Status: No national drinking water standard exists

 

Chlorodibromoacetic acid is formed when chlorine or other disinfectants are used to treat drinking water. Disinfection byproducts increase the risk of cancer and may cause problems during pregnancy.

2015:

FOUND

1

states detected

124

utilities detected

1.2 million

people served

States reporting chlorodibromoacetic acid in drinking water

UTILITIES WITH CONTAMINATION
State UtilitiesPeople Served
Missouri1241,237,313
MORE
LESS

Utilities with the highest amounts of chlorodibromoacetic acid, 2015

ALL UTILITIES
LARGE UTILITIES
UtilityLocationTestsAverage levelPeople served
BlackwaterBlackwater, MO2 of 215.6 ppb205
Sweet Springs*Sweet Springs, MO7 of 815.4 ppb1,428
Waverly*Waverly, MO6 of 814.9 ppb840
JamesonJameson, MO2 of 214.2 ppb121
NelsonNelson, MO3 of 411.8 ppb189
TinaTina, MO1 of 111.2 ppb154
Caldwell County Public Water Supply District 1Cowgill, MO1 of 210.7 ppb460
Jackson County Public Water Supply District 17*Grain Valley, MO1 of 19.49 ppb2,205
Saline County Public Water Supply District 3*Marshall, MO5 of 78.81 ppb2,673
GilliamGilliam, MO1 of 28.55 ppb125
Marshall*Marshall, MO8 of 167.89 ppb13,065
Caps Cove SubdBranson, MO1 of 17.49 ppb45
MiamiMiami, MO1 of 37.27 ppb140
Andrew County Public Water Supply District 3*Fillmore, MO6 of 87.12 ppb1,780
Chillicothe Municipal Utilities*Chillicothe, MO1 of 16.72 ppb9,515
MercerMercer, MO1 of 26.50 ppb318
Rosendale*Rosendale, MO2 of 46.15 ppb140
Buckner*Buckner, MO1 of 16.08 ppb3,076
Saline County Public Water Supply District 1Sweet Springs, MO2 of 45.97 ppb480
Harrison County Public Water Supply District 1Eagleville, MO2 of 45.70 ppb870
New Franklin*New Franklin, MO5 of 85.54 ppb1,089
Lafayette County Public Water Supply District 1*Odessa, MO1 of 15.52 ppb8,060
ChaffeeChaffee, MO1 of 15.23 ppb2,950
Jackson County Public Water Supply District 15Lees Summit, MO1 of 14.98 ppb7,783
Malta BendMalta Bend, MO1 of 44.78 ppb200
Liberty*Liberty, MO8 of 164.71 ppb29,000
ChulaChula, MO1 of 14.59 ppb210
Daviess County Public Water Supply District 2*Gallatin, MO2 of 84.54 ppb2,800
Bates County Public Water Supply District 5Adrian, MO2 of 84.31 ppb2,637
Mercer County Public Water Supply District 1Mercer, MO2 of 64.13 ppb3,195

* This water utility supplies finished drinking water to at least one other water utility. The purchasing utility is not required to test for or report Chlorodibromoacetic acid, but it likely has the contaminant in its water supply.

MORE
LESS
UtilityLocationTestsAverage levelPeople served
Marshall*Marshall, MO8 of 167.89 ppb13,065
Liberty*Liberty, MO8 of 164.71 ppb29,000
Belton*Belton, MO4 of 103.08 ppb23,175
RaymoreRaymore, MO4 of 102.43 ppb19,963
KennettKennett, MO1 of 22.42 ppb11,500
Cape GirardeauCape Girardeau, MO4 of 62.23 ppb38,800
Columbia*Columbia, MO8 of 241.34 ppb100,733
GladstoneGladstone, MO3 of 161.27 ppb27,000
Raytown Water CompanyRaytown, MO2 of 101.22 ppb16,390
Springfield*Springfield, MO7 of 321.01 ppb175,000
Festus*Festus, MO2 of 80.985 ppb11,600
St. CharlesSt Charles, MO5 of 160.910 ppb67,453
Grain ValleyGrain Valley, MO1 of 60.897 ppb13,000
Jefferson County PWSD 10Imperial, MO3 of 80.798 ppb10,000
Jackson County PWSD1Grandview, MO1 of 100.746 ppb24,475
Independence*Independence, MO1 of 240.642 ppb117,240
KirkwoodKirkwood, MO3 of 100.627 ppb28,000
Jefferson County PWSD 2*High Ridge, MO2 of 120.508 ppb20,000
Wentzville*Wentzville, MO3 of 100.488 ppb31,000
St. PetersSt Peters, MO2 of 190.453 ppb51,360
NeoshoNeosho, MO2 of 160.443 ppb12,157
Jefferson County PWSD 3Arnold, MO2 of 100.416 ppb17,000
Jefferson County PWSD1Arnold, MO3 of 160.413 ppb20,000
Moberly*Moberly, MO2 of 160.309 ppb13,974
Jefferson County Cons. PWSD C 1Barnhart, MO2 of 160.268 ppb35,000
St. Charles County PWSD 2*O Fallon, MO3 of 200.260 ppb99,000
West PlainsWest Plains, MO1 of 160.0944 ppb12,000
Fort Leonard WoodFt Leonard Wood, MO1 of 160.0925 ppb34,000

* This water utility supplies finished drinking water to at least one other water utility. The purchasing utility is not required to test for or report Chlorodibromoacetic acid, but it likely has the contaminant in its water supply.