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Dibromoacetic acid

East Orange County Water District - Wz

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.

 

169

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

145

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
20144.14 ppb24242.32 ppb - 10.4 ppb
20152.51 ppb3231ND - 4.81 ppb
20161.22 ppb3220ND - 7.60 ppb
20171.28 ppb2516ND - 2.32 ppb
20182.84 ppb32321.08 ppb - 6.77 ppb
20192.72 ppb2422ND - 5.09 ppb

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
2014-03-049469-803-13253.09 ppb
2014-03-049469-804-11003.55 ppb
2014-03-049469-805-11153.44 ppb
2014-03-049469-806-09073.08 ppb
2014-03-049469-807-13543.04 ppb
2014-03-049469-808-11422.92 ppb
2014-03-049469-809-13403.13 ppb
2014-03-049469-810-11153.39 ppb
2014-09-029469-803-113210.4 ppb
2014-09-029469-804-09535.99 ppb
2014-09-029469-805-12575.87 ppb
2014-09-029469-806-12205.94 ppb
2014-09-029469-807-13506.10 ppb
2014-09-029469-808-13305.95 ppb
2014-09-029469-809-12075.90 ppb
2014-09-029469-810-12456.10 ppb
2014-12-029469-803-09023.25 ppb
2014-12-029469-804-14052.79 ppb
2014-12-029469-805-13182.62 ppb
2014-12-029469-806-09522.73 ppb
2014-12-029469-807-14422.62 ppb
2014-12-029469-808-14262.62 ppb
2014-12-029469-809-09292.32 ppb
2014-12-029469-810-12562.51 ppb
2015-03-039469-803-09103.71 ppb
2015-03-039469-804-11083.04 ppb
2015-03-039469-805-12064.23 ppb
2015-03-039469-806-10453.68 ppb
2015-03-039469-807-13343.36 ppb
2015-03-039469-808-12543.54 ppb
2015-03-039469-809-10122.70 ppb
2015-03-039469-810-12113.64 ppb
2015-06-029588-803-13403.80 ppb
2015-06-029588-804-12413.00 ppb
2015-06-029588-805-14453.20 ppb
2015-06-029588-806-14153.10 ppb
2015-06-029588-807-15502.60 ppb
2015-06-029588-808-15153.10 ppb
2015-06-029588-809-14063.10 ppb
2015-06-029588-810-14453.20 ppb
2015-09-019469-803-10554.81 ppb
2015-09-019469-804-11481.44 ppb
2015-09-019469-805-12101.84 ppb
2015-09-019469-806-11302.36 ppb
2015-09-019469-807-13341.79 ppb
2015-09-019469-808-09251.53 ppb
2015-09-019469-809-11151.62 ppb
2015-09-019469-810-12151.50 ppb
2015-12-019469-804-15351.08 ppb
2015-12-019469-805-13181.57 ppb
2015-12-019469-806-12401.48 ppb
2015-12-019469-807-15001.50 ppb
2015-12-019469-808-09171.91 ppb
2015-12-019469-809-12251.41 ppb
2015-12-019469-810-13281.55 ppb
2015-12-079469-803-1445ND
2016-03-019469-803-10013.20 ppb
2016-03-019469-804-11552.30 ppb
2016-03-019469-805-12251.77 ppb
2016-03-019469-806-13553.82 ppb
2016-03-019469-807-08551.73 ppb
2016-03-019469-808-12451.35 ppb
2016-03-019469-809-11301.04 ppb
2016-03-019469-810-12121.45 ppb
2016-06-079469-803-10572.34 ppb
2016-06-079469-804-1307ND
2016-06-079469-805-13321.10 ppb
2016-06-079469-806-12351.02 ppb
2016-06-079469-807-0826ND
2016-06-079469-808-0852ND
2016-06-079469-809-1217ND
2016-06-079469-810-1343ND
2016-09-069469-803-10007.60 ppb
2016-09-069469-804-12371.19 ppb
2016-09-069469-805-1132ND
2016-09-069469-806-10501.75 ppb
2016-09-069469-807-12161.28 ppb
2016-09-069469-808-12001.14 ppb
2016-09-069469-809-10341.19 ppb
2016-09-069469-810-11351.10 ppb
2016-12-069469-803-09441.51 ppb
2016-12-069469-804-0902ND
2016-12-069469-805-11151.02 ppb
2016-12-069469-806-1215ND
2016-12-069469-807-1347ND
2016-12-069469-808-1235ND
2016-12-069469-809-0920ND
2016-12-069469-810-1120ND
2017-03-079469-803-11162.24 ppb
2017-03-079469-804-11442.04 ppb
2017-03-079469-805-14482.29 ppb
2017-03-079469-806-09182.07 ppb
2017-03-079469-807-15021.94 ppb
2017-03-079469-808-12542.32 ppb
2017-03-079469-809-14282.02 ppb
2017-03-079469-810-12182.14 ppb
2017-06-069469-803-1311ND
2017-06-069469-804-1050ND
2017-06-069469-805-1302ND
2017-06-069469-805-1402ND
2017-06-069469-806-1112ND
2017-06-069469-807-1030ND
2017-06-069469-808-0940ND
2017-06-069469-809-1137ND
2017-06-069469-810-1410ND
2017-12-059469-803-12571.87 ppb
2017-12-059469-804-08441.39 ppb
2017-12-059469-805-11241.78 ppb
2017-12-059469-806-14362.19 ppb
2017-12-059469-807-09592.15 ppb
2017-12-059469-808-10141.94 ppb
2017-12-059469-809-14571.47 ppb
2017-12-059469-810-11182.21 ppb
2018-03-069469-803-08516.77 ppb
2018-03-069469-804-10016.38 ppb
2018-03-069469-805-10303.66 ppb
2018-03-069469-806-12294.46 ppb
2018-03-069469-807-11192.56 ppb
2018-03-069469-808-13123.62 ppb
2018-03-069469-809-11522.44 ppb
2018-03-069469-810-10493.07 ppb
2018-06-059469-803-15263.22 ppb
2018-06-059469-804-14561.38 ppb
2018-06-059469-805-10301.18 ppb
2018-06-059469-806-13301.53 ppb
2018-06-059469-807-09151.19 ppb
2018-06-059469-808-11561.08 ppb
2018-06-059469-809-14001.15 ppb
2018-06-059469-810-12101.24 ppb
2018-09-049469-803-13154.95 ppb
2018-09-049469-804-10512.93 ppb
2018-09-049469-805-09553.34 ppb
2018-09-049469-806-11142.86 ppb
2018-09-049469-807-08522.97 ppb
2018-09-049469-808-09142.84 ppb
2018-09-049469-809-11323.33 ppb
2018-09-049469-810-10073.06 ppb
2018-12-049469-803-11343.38 ppb
2018-12-049469-804-11052.43 ppb
2018-12-049469-805-10273.26 ppb
2018-12-049469-806-10382.09 ppb
2018-12-049469-807-14143.06 ppb
2018-12-049469-808-14261.93 ppb
2018-12-049469-809-11582.15 ppb
2018-12-049469-810-12151.46 ppb
2019-03-059469-803-0948ND
2019-03-059469-804-11051.61 ppb
2019-03-059469-805-11511.62 ppb
2019-03-059469-806-14261.30 ppb
2019-03-059469-807-14051.33 ppb
2019-03-059469-808-13431.53 ppb
2019-03-059469-809-12511.66 ppb
2019-03-059469-810-15241.58 ppb
2019-06-049469-803-1258ND
2019-06-049469-804-10534.49 ppb
2019-06-049469-805-09285.09 ppb
2019-06-049469-806-11114.62 ppb
2019-06-049469-807-14324.44 ppb
2019-06-049469-808-10034.60 ppb
2019-06-049469-809-11314.88 ppb
2019-06-049469-810-09435.05 ppb
2019-09-039469-803-10182.79 ppb
2019-09-039469-804-11592.72 ppb
2019-09-039469-805-09302.47 ppb
2019-09-039469-806-11112.76 ppb
2019-09-039469-807-12242.74 ppb
2019-09-039469-808-13082.49 ppb
2019-09-039469-809-11322.94 ppb
2019-09-039469-810-12492.53 ppb