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Monobromoacetic acid

South Coast Water District - Capistrano Beach

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.

 

88

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012ND80ND
2013ND160ND
2014ND160ND
2015ND160ND
2016ND160ND
2017ND160ND

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
2012-05-081805-803-0820ND
2012-05-081805-801-0840ND
2012-05-081805-802-0900ND
2012-05-081805-804-0910ND
2012-08-081805-802-0820ND
2012-08-081805-804-0900ND
2012-08-081805-801-0800ND
2012-08-081805-803-0840ND
2013-02-131805-802-0830ND
2013-02-131805-804-0900ND
2013-02-131805-801-0920ND
2013-02-131805-803-1145ND
2013-05-071805-801-0730ND
2013-05-071805-804-0820ND
2013-05-071805-802-0800ND
2013-05-071805-803-0840ND
2013-08-131805-801-1030ND
2013-08-131805-802-1100ND
2013-08-131805-804-1115ND
2013-08-131805-803-1145ND
2013-11-071805-803-0820ND
2013-11-071805-801-0730ND
2013-11-071805-804-0800ND
2013-11-071805-802-0745ND
2014-02-181805-803-0820ND
2014-02-181805-801-0730ND
2014-02-181805-804-0800ND
2014-02-181805-802-0750ND
2014-05-131805-804-0800ND
2014-05-131805-801-0730ND
2014-05-131805-802-0745ND
2014-05-131805-803-0820ND
2014-08-061805-804-0820ND
2014-08-061805-802-0800ND
2014-08-061805-801-0730ND
2014-08-061805-803-0840ND
2014-11-111805-804-0830ND
2014-11-111805-801-0740ND
2014-11-111805-803-0820ND
2014-11-111805-802-0800ND
2015-02-101805-801-0744ND
2015-02-101805-804-0820ND
2015-02-101805-803-0840ND
2015-02-101805-802-0800ND
2015-05-061805-801-0720ND
2015-05-061805-802-0740ND
2015-05-061805-803-0810ND
2015-05-061805-804-0750ND
2015-08-191805-801-0715ND
2015-08-191805-802-0730ND
2015-08-191805-803-0800ND
2015-08-191805-804-0745ND
2015-11-111805-804-0805ND
2015-11-111805-801-0730ND
2015-11-111805-802-0750ND
2015-11-111805-803-0820ND
2016-02-101805-803-0820ND
2016-02-101805-804-0800ND
2016-02-101805-802-0740ND
2016-02-101805-801-0720ND
2016-05-101805-803-0820ND
2016-05-101805-801-0730ND
2016-05-101805-804-0800ND
2016-05-101805-802-0745ND
2016-08-041805-801-0730ND
2016-08-041805-803-0810ND
2016-08-041805-804-0830ND
2016-08-041805-802-0745ND
2016-11-081805-803-1350ND
2016-11-081805-804-1330ND
2016-11-081805-801-1300ND
2016-11-081805-802-1315ND
2017-02-211805-802-0750ND
2017-02-211805-801-0730ND
2017-02-211805-804-0805ND
2017-02-211805-803-0820ND
2017-05-101805-802-0820ND
2017-05-101805-801-0800ND
2017-05-101805-803-0845ND
2017-05-101805-804-0915ND
2017-08-081805-802-1000ND
2017-08-081805-804-1020ND
2017-08-081805-801-0935ND
2017-08-081805-803-1120ND
2017-11-081805-804-0907ND
2017-11-081805-801-0840ND
2017-11-081805-802-0855ND
2017-11-081805-803-0920ND