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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Dibromoacetic acid

Avon Water Company

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.

 

87

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

78

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
20120.573 ppb2013ND - 1.60 ppb
20130.937 ppb1917ND - 2.00 ppb
20141.03 ppb16160.560 ppb - 2.70 ppb
2015N/A00N/A
20161.69 ppb16160.530 ppb - 3.20 ppb
20171.67 ppb16160.700 ppb - 2.80 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
2012-02-13E202660-1-1CHND
2012-02-13E202660-2-2CHND
2012-02-13E202660-3-3CHND
2012-02-13E202660-4-4CH0.650 ppb
2012-02-13E202660-5-5CH0.550 ppb
2012-05-18E205C39-5-5CH1.60 ppb
2012-05-18E205C39-4-4CH0.830 ppb
2012-05-18E205C39-3-3CHND
2012-05-18E205C39-2-2CH1.10 ppb
2012-05-18E205C39-1-1CH1.20 ppb
2012-08-27E208I95-5-5CHND
2012-08-27E208I95-4-4CHND
2012-08-27E208I95-3-3CH0.890 ppb
2012-08-27E208I95-2-2CH0.750 ppb
2012-08-27E208I95-1-1CH1.30 ppb
2012-11-26E211J93-1-1CH0.740 ppb
2012-11-26E211J93-2-2CH0.520 ppb
2012-11-26E211J93-3-3CH0.620 ppb
2012-11-26E211J93-4-4CH0.700 ppb
2012-11-26E211J93-5-5CHND
2013-02-14E302947-5-5CH1.30 ppb
2013-02-14E302947-4-4CH0.780 ppb
2013-02-14E302947-3-3CH0.710 ppb
2013-02-14E302947-2-2CH0.800 ppb
2013-02-14E302947-1-1CH0.820 ppb
2013-05-21E305J33-1-1CH1.30 ppb
2013-05-21E305J33-2-2CH1.30 ppb
2013-05-21E305J33-3-3CHND
2013-05-21E305J33-4-4CH0.650 ppb
2013-05-21E305J33-5-5CH1.80 ppb
2013-08-23E308O40-9-1CH2.00 ppb
2013-08-23E308O40-13-5CHND
2013-08-23E308O40-12-4CH0.810 ppb
2013-08-23E308O40-11-3CH1.10 ppb
2013-08-23E308O40-10-2CH0.940 ppb
2013-11-15E311D00-10-2CH0.690 ppb
2013-11-15E311D00-11-3CH0.760 ppb
2013-11-15E311D00-12-5CH1.10 ppb
2013-11-15E311D00-9-1CH0.950 ppb
2014-01-16E401A25-4CH1.40 ppb
2014-01-16E401A25-3CH0.640 ppb
2014-01-16E401A25-2CH0.760 ppb
2014-01-16E401A25-1CH1.000 ppb
2014-04-15E404E43-4CH0.600 ppb
2014-04-15E404E43-3CH1.30 ppb
2014-04-15E404E43-2CH1.10 ppb
2014-04-15E404E43-1CH1.20 ppb
2014-07-14E407C09-1GE1.10 ppb
2014-07-14E407C09-2GE1.20 ppb
2014-07-14E407C09-3GE2.70 ppb
2014-07-14E407C09-4GE0.650 ppb
2014-10-16E410F41-4GE0.750 ppb
2014-10-16E410F41-3GE0.560 ppb
2014-10-16E410F41-2GE0.810 ppb
2014-10-16E410F41-1GE0.640 ppb
2016-01-15E601D17-4GE0.730 ppb
2016-01-15E601D17-3GE2.40 ppb
2016-01-15E601D17-2GE1.70 ppb
2016-01-15E601D17-1GE2.00 ppb
2016-04-19E605079-1GE1.60 ppb
2016-04-19E605079-2GE1.40 ppb
2016-04-19E605079-3GE2.10 ppb
2016-04-19E605079-4GE1.000 ppb
2016-07-13E607C00-4GE0.530 ppb
2016-07-13E607C00-3GE3.20 ppb
2016-07-13E607C00-2GE1.60 ppb
2016-07-13E607C00-1GE2.30 ppb
2016-10-14E610G73-1GE1.40 ppb
2016-10-14E610G73-2GE1.90 ppb
2016-10-14E610G73-3GE2.20 ppb
2016-10-14E610G73-4GE0.980 ppb
2017-01-13E701C67-4GE1.000 ppb
2017-01-13E701C67-3GE1.40 ppb
2017-01-13E701C67-2GE1.30 ppb
2017-01-13E701C67-1GE2.20 ppb
2017-04-13D7D1107-04HA51.20 ppb
2017-04-13D7D1107-03HA51.80 ppb
2017-04-13D7D1107-02HA52.10 ppb
2017-04-13D7D1107-01HA51.60 ppb
2017-07-14D7G1331-04HA50.800 ppb
2017-07-14D7G1331-03HA52.80 ppb
2017-07-14D7G1331-02HA52.60 ppb
2017-07-14D7G1331-01HA52.40 ppb
2017-10-13D7J1362-01HA52.10 ppb
2017-10-13D7J1362-02HA51.20 ppb
2017-10-13D7J1362-03HA51.50 ppb
2017-10-13D7J1362-04HA50.700 ppb