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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Bromochloromethane

Broward County Water and Wastewater Services (BCWWS) 3B/C

NOTE: Broward County Water and Wastewater Services (BCWWS) 3B/C purchases water from City of Hollywood which is required to test for bromochloromethane. Sample information shown below was taken by City of Hollywood.

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.

 

2

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012N/A00N/A
2013ND20ND
2014ND10ND
2015N/A00N/A
2016N/A00N/A
2017N/A00N/A

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

NOTE: Broward County Water and Wastewater Services (BCWWS) 3B/C purchases water from City of Hollywood which is required to test for bromochloromethane. Sample information shown below was taken by City of Hollywood.

Date Result
2013-11-25ND
2014-05-21ND