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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Bromochloromethane

Olivenhain Municipal Water District

Bromochloromethane is a tap water disinfection byproduct; it is also used as an intermediate in chemical manufacturing and as a fire extinguishing agent. Disinfection byproducts in drinking water increase the risk of cancer.

 

14

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012ND10ND
20130.0434 ppb52ND - 0.120 ppb
20140.0260 ppb51ND - 0.130 ppb
2015ND10ND
2016ND10ND
2017ND10ND

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2012-08-219590-003-0850ND
2013-08-209590-003-1200ND
2013-08-21201308220237AMND
2013-08-21201308220206AM0.120 ppb
2013-11-21201311220614AMND
2013-11-21201311220598AM0.0970 ppb
2014-02-12201402130485AMND
2014-02-12201402130504AM0.130 ppb
2014-05-28201405290360AMND
2014-05-28201405290364AMND
2014-08-209590-003-1330ND
2015-08-199590-003-1221ND
2016-08-179590-003-1100ND
2017-08-249590-003-0900ND