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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Monobromoacetic acid

Valencia Heights Water Company

Monobromoacetic 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.

 

46

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012ND60ND
2013ND80ND
2014ND80ND
2015ND80ND
2016ND80ND
2017ND80ND

ppb = parts per billion

State and national drinking water standards and health guidelines

EWG Health Guideline 25 ppb

The EWG Health Guideline of 25 ppb for monobromoacetic 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 muscular degeneration.

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2012-04-279588-800-0820ND
2012-04-279588-801-0805ND
2012-07-279588-801-1130ND
2012-07-279588-800-1145ND
2012-10-269588-800-1150ND
2012-10-269588-801-1135ND
2013-01-289588-801-1155ND
2013-01-289588-800-1210ND
2013-04-249588-801-1045ND
2013-04-249588-800-1055ND
2013-07-229588-801-1535ND
2013-07-229588-800-1550ND
2013-10-259588-801-1125ND
2013-10-259588-800-1140ND
2014-01-249588-801-1100ND
2014-01-249588-800-1115ND
2014-04-239588-800-1035ND
2014-04-239588-801-1020ND
2014-07-249588-800-1425ND
2014-07-249588-801-1415ND
2014-10-279588-800-1115ND
2014-10-279588-801-1100ND
2015-01-289588-801-1045ND
2015-01-289588-800-1100ND
2015-04-239588-800-1030ND
2015-04-239588-801-1015ND
2015-07-279588-800-1240ND
2015-07-279588-801-1225ND
2015-10-289588-801-0730ND
2015-10-289588-800-0745ND
2016-01-259588-801-1255ND
2016-01-259588-800-1310ND
2016-04-279588-801-1055ND
2016-04-279588-800-1110ND
2016-07-259588-801-1225ND
2016-07-259588-800-1240ND
2016-10-259588-801-1240ND
2016-10-259588-800-1300ND
2017-01-279588-801-1030ND
2017-01-279588-800-1045ND
2017-04-259588-801-1235ND
2017-04-259588-800-1250ND
2017-07-259588-800-0835ND
2017-07-259588-801-0820ND
2017-10-279588-800-1055ND
2017-10-279588-801-1040ND