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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Bromochloromethane

Gulfport Water System

NOTE: Gulfport Water System purchases water from City of St. Petersburg which is required to test for bromochloromethane. Sample information shown below was taken by City of St. Petersburg.

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.

 

4

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
2013ND30ND
2014ND10ND
2015ND10ND
2016N/A00N/A
2017N/A00N/A

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

NOTE: Gulfport Water System purchases water from City of St. Petersburg which is required to test for bromochloromethane. Sample information shown below was taken by City of St. Petersburg.

Date Result
2014-04-22ND
2014-07-15ND
2014-10-21ND
2015-01-22ND