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Dibromoacetic acid

City of Seal Beach

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.

 

60

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012N/A00N/A
20131.67 ppb1610ND - 4.51 ppb
20141.65 ppb86ND - 2.99 ppb
20150.255 ppb41ND - 1.02 ppb
20160.835 ppb169ND - 1.78 ppb
20172.14 ppb169ND - 5.80 ppb

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2013-02-059469-801-0620ND
2013-02-059469-803-08151.99 ppb
2013-02-059469-802-0740ND
2013-02-059469-804-10251.93 ppb
2013-05-079469-803-08101.34 ppb
2013-05-079469-802-07501.28 ppb
2013-05-079469-804-09503.32 ppb
2013-05-089469-801-12151.45 ppb
2013-08-069469-802-06504.51 ppb
2013-08-069469-803-07104.24 ppb
2013-08-069469-801-06352.22 ppb
2013-08-069469-804-08454.41 ppb
2013-11-129469-801-0754ND
2013-11-129469-804-1020ND
2013-11-129469-803-0850ND
2013-11-129469-802-0820ND
2014-02-069469-802-09302.48 ppb
2014-02-069469-803-09452.45 ppb
2014-02-069469-801-09002.99 ppb
2014-02-069469-804-10002.68 ppb
2014-04-089469-801-0750ND
2014-04-089469-803-08501.21 ppb
2014-04-089469-804-11151.38 ppb
2014-04-089469-802-0825ND
2015-11-039469-803-0840ND
2015-11-039469-802-0820ND
2015-11-039469-804-10001.02 ppb
2015-11-039469-801-0755ND
2016-02-029469-804-08401.05 ppb
2016-02-029469-803-07351.78 ppb
2016-02-029469-801-06551.09 ppb
2016-02-029469-802-07151.38 ppb
2016-05-039469-801-07001.53 ppb
2016-05-039469-803-08301.72 ppb
2016-05-039469-802-0720ND
2016-05-039469-804-09451.76 ppb
2016-08-029469-804-0845ND
2016-08-029469-802-0705ND
2016-08-029469-803-07251.62 ppb
2016-08-029469-801-0640ND
2016-11-019469-801-0730ND
2016-11-019469-804-10501.43 ppb
2016-11-019469-802-0755ND
2016-11-019469-803-0900ND
2017-02-079469-801-0730ND
2017-02-079469-803-0810ND
2017-02-079469-802-0750ND
2017-02-079469-804-0935ND
2017-05-019469-804-10181.06 ppb
2017-05-019469-803-0831ND
2017-05-019469-801-0730ND
2017-05-019469-802-0805ND
2017-07-319469-801-07453.91 ppb
2017-07-319469-804-10005.80 ppb
2017-07-319469-803-08455.11 ppb
2017-07-319469-802-08154.74 ppb
2017-11-019469-802-13103.11 ppb
2017-11-019469-801-12505.12 ppb
2017-11-019469-803-13252.54 ppb
2017-11-019469-804-14302.78 ppb