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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Dibromoacetic acid

Littlerock Creek Irrigation District

Dibromoacetic 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.

 

30

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

1

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012N/A00N/A
20131.28 ppb61ND - 7.70 ppb
2014ND30ND
2015ND70ND
2016ND80ND
2017ND60ND

ppb = parts per billion

State and national drinking water standards and health guidelines

EWG Health Guideline 0.04 ppb

The EWG Health Guideline of 0.04 ppb for dibromoacetic acid was defined in a peer-reviewed scientific study by EWG and represents a on-in-a-million lifetime cancer risk level. This health guideline protects against cancer.

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2013-02-053761-800-08157.70 ppb
2013-03-193761-800-0815ND
2013-05-073761-801-0800ND
2013-05-073761-800-0815ND
2013-08-063761-800-0830ND
2013-11-053761-800-0830ND
2014-02-043761-800-0800ND
2014-05-063761-800-0900ND
2014-08-053761-800-0835ND
2015-02-033761-800-0850ND
2015-05-053761-800-1000ND
2015-05-053761-801-0930ND
2015-08-043761-801-0910ND
2015-08-043761-800-0845ND
2015-11-063761-800-0930ND
2015-11-063761-801-0900ND
2016-02-023761-801-0915ND
2016-02-023761-800-0900ND
2016-05-033761-801-0845ND
2016-05-033761-800-0815ND
2016-08-023761-801-0905ND
2016-08-023761-800-0918ND
2016-11-013761-801-0900ND
2016-11-013761-800-0845ND
2017-02-133761-801-1645ND
2017-02-133761-800-1630ND
2017-05-093761-801-0910ND
2017-05-093761-800-0845ND
2017-11-073761-801-0815ND
2017-11-073761-800-0830ND