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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Monochloroacetic acid

Forrest City Waterworks

Monochloroacetic acid, one of the group of five haloacetic acids regulated by federal standards, is formed when chlorine or other disinfectants are used to treat drinking water. Haloacetic acids and other disinfection byproducts increase the risk of cancer and may cause problems during pregnancy. Click here to read more about disinfection byproducts.

 

24

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012ND10ND
2013ND50ND
2014ND120ND
2015ND20ND
2016ND20ND
2017ND20ND

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2012-08-2712242003301ND
2013-08-2713241000901ND
2013-11-2613331004901ND
2013-11-2613331004801ND
2013-11-2613331004701ND
2013-11-2613331004601ND
2014-03-1714079001201ND
2014-03-1714079001101ND
2014-03-1714079001301ND
2014-03-1714079001001ND
2014-06-2514177009001ND
2014-06-2514177009101ND
2014-06-2514177008801ND
2014-06-2514177008901ND
2014-08-2714240002901ND
2014-08-2714240003101ND
2014-08-2714240002501ND
2014-08-2714240003001ND
2015-04-0815099009901ND
2015-08-2415238000801ND
2016-06-0816161004201ND
2016-07-0616189016001ND
2017-04-0317096004701ND
2017-07-0417187006101ND