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Bromochloromethane

Hialeah Gardens

NOTE: Hialeah Gardens purchases water from Miami Dade Water and Sewer Authority which is required to test for bromochloromethane. Sample information shown below was taken by Miami Dade Water and Sewer Authority.

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.

 

6

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
2014N/A00N/A
2015ND60ND
2016N/A00N/A
2017N/A00N/A

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

NOTE: Hialeah Gardens purchases water from Miami Dade Water and Sewer Authority which is required to test for bromochloromethane. Sample information shown below was taken by Miami Dade Water and Sewer Authority.

Date Result
2015-01-13ND
2015-01-13ND
2015-01-13ND
2015-07-28ND
2015-07-28ND
2015-07-28ND