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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Dibromoacetic acid

SBNDO County Service Area 70J

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.

 

47

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

5

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012N/A00N/A
2013N/A00N/A
2014N/A00N/A
20150.219 ppb162ND - 2.10 ppb
20160.131 ppb162ND - 1.10 ppb
20170.0867 ppb151ND - 1.30 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
2015-01-123761-603-1140ND
2015-01-123761-604-1105ND
2015-01-123761-601-12302.10 ppb
2015-01-123761-602-1030ND
2015-04-083761-601-10301.40 ppb
2015-04-083761-603-1135ND
2015-04-083761-604-1345ND
2015-04-083761-602-1305ND
2015-07-093761-601-1130ND
2015-07-093761-603-1220ND
2015-07-093761-604-1300ND
2015-07-093761-602-1335ND
2015-10-133761-602-1135ND
2015-10-133761-603-1015ND
2015-10-133761-604-1220ND
2015-10-133761-601-1100ND
2016-01-113761-602-1215ND
2016-01-113761-604-1130ND
2016-01-113761-601-09501.10 ppb
2016-01-113761-603-1045ND
2016-04-113761-602-1150ND
2016-04-113761-601-1220ND
2016-04-133761-604-0950ND
2016-04-133761-603-0930ND
2016-07-143761-602-1200ND
2016-07-143761-604-1330ND
2016-07-143761-603-1300ND
2016-07-143761-601-1130ND
2016-10-113761-604-1325ND
2016-10-113761-603-1245ND
2016-10-113761-602-1120ND
2016-10-113761-601-10501.000 ppb
2017-01-103761-603-1240ND
2017-01-103761-604-1320ND
2017-01-103761-602-1130ND
2017-01-103761-601-11001.30 ppb
2017-04-113761-604-1300ND
2017-04-113761-603-1230ND
2017-04-113761-602-1140ND
2017-04-113761-601-1020ND
2017-07-103761-602-1115ND
2017-07-103761-603-1230ND
2017-07-103761-601-1030ND
2017-10-113761-604-1145ND
2017-10-113761-603-1215ND
2017-10-113761-602-1320ND
2017-10-113761-601-1400ND