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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Bromochloromethane

Carrolls Creek Water Authority

NOTE: Carrolls Creek Water Authority purchases water from Tuscaloosa Water & Sewer which is required to test for bromochloromethane. Sample information shown below was taken by Tuscaloosa Water & Sewer.

Bromochloromethane is a tap water disinfection byproduct; it is also used as an intermediate in chemical manufacturing and as a fire extinguishing agent. Disinfection byproducts in drinking water increase the risk of cancer.

 

22

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012ND40ND
2013ND30ND
2014ND10ND
2015ND90ND
2016ND10ND
2017ND20ND

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

NOTE: Carrolls Creek Water Authority purchases water from Tuscaloosa Water & Sewer which is required to test for bromochloromethane. Sample information shown below was taken by Tuscaloosa Water & Sewer.

Date Lab ID Result
2012-01-11120111125-1ND
2012-01-11120111125-2ND
2012-07-11120712002-2ND
2012-07-11120712002-1ND
2013-01-16130116027-2ND
2013-01-16130116027-1ND
2013-07-11130711027-1ND
2013-07-11130711027-2ND
2014-01-16140116033-2ND
2014-01-16140116033-1ND
2015-01-22150122022-2ND
2015-02-263198098ND
2015-02-263198096ND
2015-04-233230575ND
2015-04-233230586ND
2015-07-173283287ND
2015-07-173283264ND
2015-10-093339575ND
2015-10-093339539ND
2016-07-21160721028-002ND
2017-01-19170119025-2ND
2017-01-19170119025-1ND