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Dibromoacetic acid

City of Lathrop

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.

 

84

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

66

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012ND40ND
20131.41 ppb1611ND - 2.90 ppb
20142.08 ppb1612ND - 5.90 ppb
20152.03 ppb16161.40 ppb - 2.60 ppb
20162.34 ppb16161.80 ppb - 3.20 ppb
20171.59 ppb1611ND - 3.00 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
2012-11-055867-902-1210ND
2012-11-055867-900-1140ND
2012-11-055867-901-1155ND
2012-11-055867-903-1230ND
2013-02-045867-901-1330ND
2013-02-045867-903-1302ND
2013-02-045867-900-13182.00 ppb
2013-02-045867-902-1342ND
2013-05-065867-901-07502.00 ppb
2013-05-065867-903-08532.00 ppb
2013-05-065867-900-08032.00 ppb
2013-05-065867-902-07382.00 ppb
2013-07-241610-902-09042.30 ppb
2013-07-241610-901-08562.20 ppb
2013-07-241610-900-08402.10 ppb
2013-07-241610-903-09042.90 ppb
2013-10-151610-902-09281.10 ppb
2013-10-151610-900-0853ND
2013-10-151610-901-0905ND
2013-10-151610-903-12251.90 ppb
2014-02-111610-902-09501.70 ppb
2014-02-111610-900-09301.20 ppb
2014-02-111610-901-09405.00 ppb
2014-02-111610-903-10401.60 ppb
2014-05-201610-902-10382.00 ppb
2014-05-201610-900-10101.60 ppb
2014-05-201610-903-11142.40 ppb
2014-05-201610-901-10182.00 ppb
2014-08-121610-901-0925ND
2014-08-121610-900-0934ND
2014-08-121610-902-09051.60 ppb
2014-08-121610-903-1045ND
2014-11-181610-903-11425.90 ppb
2014-11-181610-900-1036ND
2014-11-181610-901-10503.70 ppb
2014-11-181610-902-11004.60 ppb
2015-02-171610-902-11002.20 ppb
2015-02-171610-903-11282.40 ppb
2015-02-171610-901-10521.90 ppb
2015-02-171610-900-10451.90 ppb
2015-05-191610-900-10321.90 ppb
2015-05-191610-901-10411.70 ppb
2015-05-191610-902-10492.40 ppb
2015-05-191610-903-11122.40 ppb
2015-07-079590-900-10321.50 ppb
2015-07-079590-901-10472.60 ppb
2015-07-079590-902-11001.80 ppb
2015-07-079590-903-11322.00 ppb
2015-10-069590-903-12012.50 ppb
2015-10-069590-900-10501.70 ppb
2015-10-069590-901-11071.40 ppb
2015-10-069590-902-11222.10 ppb
2016-02-029590-903-11412.30 ppb
2016-02-029590-900-10161.80 ppb
2016-02-029590-901-10302.00 ppb
2016-02-029590-902-11011.90 ppb
2016-05-039590-903-12192.60 ppb
2016-05-039590-900-10191.80 ppb
2016-05-039590-901-10341.90 ppb
2016-05-039590-902-11292.20 ppb
2016-08-029590-902-13442.20 ppb
2016-08-029590-900-13092.10 ppb
2016-08-029590-901-13253.10 ppb
2016-08-029590-903-15172.40 ppb
2016-11-019590-900-07302.20 ppb
2016-11-019590-901-07453.00 ppb
2016-11-019590-902-08003.20 ppb
2016-11-019590-903-12352.70 ppb
2017-02-069590-903-13092.10 ppb
2017-02-069590-900-11501.90 ppb
2017-02-069590-901-12052.60 ppb
2017-02-069590-902-12362.40 ppb
2017-05-019590-902-12403.00 ppb
2017-05-019590-900-12152.10 ppb
2017-05-019590-901-12282.60 ppb
2017-05-019590-903-13302.40 ppb
2017-08-079590-900-08231.80 ppb
2017-08-079590-901-0834ND
2017-08-079590-902-0848ND
2017-08-079590-903-12192.50 ppb
2017-11-069590-900-1134ND
2017-11-069590-901-1148ND
2017-11-069590-902-1218ND
2017-11-069590-903-13032.00 ppb