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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Bromochloroacetic acid

City of Lathrop

Bromochloroacetic acid is formed when chlorine or other disinfectants are used to treat drinking water. Bromochloroacetic acid and other disinfection byproducts increase the risk of cancer and may cause problems during pregnancy.

 

40

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

4

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012N/A00N/A
2013N/A00N/A
2014N/A00N/A
2015ND80ND
20160.0750 ppb161ND - 1.20 ppb
20170.269 ppb163ND - 1.60 ppb

ppb = parts per billion

State and national drinking water standards and health guidelines

EWG Health Guideline 0.02 ppb

The EWG Health Guideline of 0.02 ppb for bromochloroacetic 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
2015-07-079590-900-1032ND
2015-07-079590-903-1132ND
2015-07-079590-902-1100ND
2015-07-079590-901-1047ND
2015-10-069590-900-1050ND
2015-10-069590-903-1201ND
2015-10-069590-902-1122ND
2015-10-069590-901-1107ND
2016-02-029590-901-1030ND
2016-02-029590-903-1141ND
2016-02-029590-900-1016ND
2016-02-029590-902-1101ND
2016-05-039590-903-1219ND
2016-05-039590-901-1034ND
2016-05-039590-902-1129ND
2016-05-039590-900-1019ND
2016-08-029590-902-1344ND
2016-08-029590-903-1517ND
2016-08-029590-901-13251.20 ppb
2016-08-029590-900-1309ND
2016-11-019590-902-0800ND
2016-11-019590-900-0730ND
2016-11-019590-901-0745ND
2016-11-019590-903-1235ND
2017-02-069590-902-12361.30 ppb
2017-02-069590-903-1309ND
2017-02-069590-901-12051.40 ppb
2017-02-069590-900-1150ND
2017-05-019590-902-1240ND
2017-05-019590-903-1330ND
2017-05-019590-901-1228ND
2017-05-019590-900-1215ND
2017-08-079590-903-1219ND
2017-08-079590-902-0848ND
2017-08-079590-901-0834ND
2017-08-079590-900-0823ND
2017-11-069590-903-13031.60 ppb
2017-11-069590-902-1218ND
2017-11-069590-901-1148ND
2017-11-069590-900-1134ND