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Dibromoacetic acid

City of Carlsbad

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.

 

150

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

126

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
20121.59 ppb18181.10 ppb - 2.60 ppb
20131.93 ppb24241.000 ppb - 3.50 ppb
20141.21 ppb3224ND - 3.10 ppb
20151.57 ppb3230ND - 2.70 ppb
20161.17 ppb3218ND - 3.80 ppb
20172.66 ppb30301.40 ppb - 4.50 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
2013-02-202706-900-10103.10 ppb
2013-02-202706-901-10442.90 ppb
2013-02-202706-902-11122.60 ppb
2013-02-202706-903-10562.70 ppb
2013-02-202706-904-11283.50 ppb
2013-02-202706-905-11553.20 ppb
2013-02-202706-906-09552.60 ppb
2013-02-202706-907-10223.20 ppb
2013-05-082706-900-10111.80 ppb
2013-05-082706-901-09401.60 ppb
2013-05-082706-902-09001.70 ppb
2013-05-082706-903-09141.60 ppb
2013-05-082706-904-08301.50 ppb
2013-05-082706-905-10521.30 ppb
2013-05-082706-906-10311.50 ppb
2013-05-082706-907-09582.10 ppb
2013-11-142706-900-08291.10 ppb
2013-11-142706-901-08591.000 ppb
2013-11-142706-902-09451.20 ppb
2013-11-142706-903-09231.10 ppb
2013-11-142706-904-07001.30 ppb
2013-11-142706-905-07421.20 ppb
2013-11-142706-906-08001.10 ppb
2013-11-142706-907-08461.30 ppb
2014-02-122706-901-13461.30 ppb
2014-02-122706-902-14101.20 ppb
2014-02-122706-903-13511.10 ppb
2014-02-122706-904-12191.30 ppb
2014-02-122706-904-13081.40 ppb
2014-02-122706-905-12451.40 ppb
2014-02-122706-906-13261.20 ppb
2014-02-122706-907-13161.10 ppb
2014-05-142706-900-0917ND
2014-05-142706-901-1024ND
2014-05-142706-903-1047ND
2014-05-142706-905-0845ND
2014-05-142706-906-0955ND
2014-05-142706-907-0936ND
2014-05-152706-902-1019ND
2014-05-152706-904-0845ND
2014-08-152706-900-14093.00 ppb
2014-08-152706-901-14513.00 ppb
2014-08-152706-902-15151.80 ppb
2014-08-152706-903-15022.00 ppb
2014-08-152706-904-13371.60 ppb
2014-08-152706-905-15581.90 ppb
2014-08-152706-906-14321.80 ppb
2014-08-152706-907-14203.10 ppb
2014-11-042706-900-08481.40 ppb
2014-11-042706-901-09411.40 ppb
2014-11-042706-902-10211.20 ppb
2014-11-042706-903-10021.40 ppb
2014-11-042706-904-07331.20 ppb
2014-11-042706-905-08001.20 ppb
2014-11-042706-906-09191.20 ppb
2014-11-042706-907-09021.50 ppb
2015-02-102706-900-13531.70 ppb
2015-02-102706-901-13251.50 ppb
2015-02-102706-902-14081.60 ppb
2015-02-102706-903-14501.60 ppb
2015-02-102706-904-11411.50 ppb
2015-02-102706-905-12521.50 ppb
2015-02-102706-906-13101.50 ppb
2015-02-102706-907-13341.60 ppb
2015-05-132706-900-11092.30 ppb
2015-05-132706-901-11342.70 ppb
2015-05-132706-902-12092.30 ppb
2015-05-132706-903-11511.90 ppb
2015-05-132706-904-10112.10 ppb
2015-05-132706-905-10361.90 ppb
2015-05-132706-906-10512.10 ppb
2015-05-132706-907-11212.60 ppb
2015-08-252706-900-09452.30 ppb
2015-08-252706-901-10151.80 ppb
2015-08-252706-902-10481.50 ppb
2015-08-252706-903-10331.50 ppb
2015-08-252706-904-07351.10 ppb
2015-08-252706-905-08101.30 ppb
2015-08-252706-906-09201.30 ppb
2015-08-252706-907-09552.00 ppb
2015-11-172706-900-12581.10 ppb
2015-11-172706-901-13381.10 ppb
2015-11-172706-904-1110ND
2015-11-172706-905-1159ND
2015-11-172706-906-12421.10 ppb
2015-11-172706-907-13131.20 ppb
2015-11-182706-902-09301.30 ppb
2015-11-182706-903-09031.30 ppb
2016-02-032706-900-0942ND
2016-02-032706-901-1120ND
2016-02-032706-902-1230ND
2016-02-032706-903-1144ND
2016-02-032706-904-0825ND
2016-02-032706-905-0856ND
2016-02-032706-906-0921ND
2016-02-032706-907-1005ND
2016-05-092706-900-09062.10 ppb
2016-05-092706-901-09532.00 ppb
2016-05-092706-902-10401.20 ppb
2016-05-092706-903-10151.40 ppb
2016-05-092706-904-0757ND
2016-05-092706-905-08211.000 ppb
2016-05-092706-906-08531.30 ppb
2016-05-092706-907-09271.80 ppb
2016-08-090007-900-13022.40 ppb
2016-08-090007-901-14123.40 ppb
2016-08-090007-902-15072.70 ppb
2016-08-090007-903-14353.20 ppb
2016-08-090007-904-1125ND
2016-08-090007-905-11461.000 ppb
2016-08-090007-906-13522.40 ppb
2016-08-090007-907-13313.80 ppb
2016-11-082706-900-1424ND
2016-11-082706-901-15081.90 ppb
2016-11-082706-902-14571.90 ppb
2016-11-082706-903-15222.10 ppb
2016-11-082706-904-1548ND
2016-11-082706-905-1348ND
2016-11-082706-906-1410ND
2016-11-082706-907-14401.80 ppb
2017-02-210007-900-15042.70 ppb
2017-02-210007-901-14252.40 ppb
2017-02-210007-902-13501.80 ppb
2017-02-210007-903-14103.00 ppb
2017-02-210007-904-13322.80 ppb
2017-02-210007-906-15273.30 ppb
2017-02-210007-907-14481.80 ppb
2017-05-100007-900-09542.10 ppb
2017-05-100007-901-10453.20 ppb
2017-05-100007-902-11212.30 ppb
2017-05-100007-903-11052.40 ppb
2017-05-100007-904-08052.00 ppb
2017-05-100007-905-08391.40 ppb
2017-05-100007-906-10202.40 ppb
2017-05-100007-907-10053.40 ppb
2017-08-170007-900-11552.10 ppb
2017-08-170007-901-10212.30 ppb
2017-08-170007-902-10542.30 ppb
2017-08-170007-903-10003.50 ppb
2017-08-170007-904-09262.50 ppb
2017-08-170007-905-09002.00 ppb
2017-08-170007-906-11223.10 ppb
2017-08-170007-907-11403.00 ppb
2017-11-060007-900-13394.50 ppb
2017-11-060007-901-11283.30 ppb
2017-11-060007-902-14002.80 ppb
2017-11-060007-903-10022.70 ppb
2017-11-060007-904-12182.60 ppb
2017-11-060007-906-13182.90 ppb
2017-11-060007-907-11533.30 ppb