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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Monochloroacetic acid

Bodcaw Rural Water System

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.

 

51

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
20120.300 ppb71ND - 2.10 ppb
2013ND80ND
2014ND100ND
20150.300 ppb81ND - 2.40 ppb
2016ND100ND
2017ND80ND

ppb = parts per billion

State and national drinking water standards and health guidelines

EWG Health Guideline 53 ppb

The EWG Health Guideline of 53 ppb for monochloroacetic acid was proposed in 2020 by the California Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment as a public health goal, the level of a drinking water contaminant that does not pose a significant health risk.. This health guideline protects against system toxicity.

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2012-06-0412159005101ND
2012-06-0412159005001ND
2012-08-2012235003301ND
2012-08-2012235003201ND
2012-09-1312258000301ND
2012-11-1912326002801ND
2012-11-19123260025012.10 ppb
2013-03-0513066003101ND
2013-03-0513066002901ND
2013-06-0313157005501ND
2013-06-0313157005301ND
2013-08-0713220004601ND
2013-08-0713220004501ND
2013-11-1113318002701ND
2013-11-1113318002601ND
2014-02-2514058004801ND
2014-02-2614058005501ND
2014-06-1014163014901ND
2014-06-1014163015001ND
2014-08-1914233008901ND
2014-08-1914233008801ND
2014-09-0814254001401ND
2014-09-0814254001501ND
2014-11-2414330003101ND
2014-11-2414330003201ND
2015-03-1715078004101ND
2015-03-1715078004201ND
2015-06-1615169002401ND
2015-06-1615169002501ND
2015-08-1815232007401ND
2015-08-18152320073012.40 ppb
2015-11-1615322000501ND
2015-11-1615322000601ND
2016-02-0916042001101ND
2016-02-0916042001201ND
2016-05-3116154002501ND
2016-05-3116154002601ND
2016-08-3016245000701ND
2016-08-3016245000601ND
2016-11-0716314003801ND
2016-11-0716314003901ND
2016-11-1516321000401ND
2016-11-1516321000501ND
2017-02-0817039002401ND
2017-02-0817039002301ND
2017-05-0217123000701ND
2017-05-0217123000501ND
2017-08-2117236002201ND
2017-08-2117236002301ND
2017-11-1317320000201ND
2017-11-1317320000301ND