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Monochloroacetic acid

Marvell 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.

 

6

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2010ND10ND
2011N/A00N/A
2012N/A00N/A
2013ND10ND
2014ND20ND
2015ND20ND

ppb = parts per billion.

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2010-06-0810160005201ND
2013-09-1813262001701ND
2014-05-2014142005601ND
2014-05-2014142005501ND
2015-05-0515127014201ND
2015-05-0515127014101ND