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Monochloroacetic acid

Lurton-Pelsor Water Association

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.

 

3

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

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

ppb = parts per billion.

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2012-05-2312145007901ND
2014-05-1914143000601ND
2014-05-1914143000401ND