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Monochloroacetic acid

Homer

Monochloroacetic 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.

 

21

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2010ND10ND
2011N/A00N/A
2012N/A00N/A
2013ND40ND
2014ND80ND
2015ND80ND

ppb = parts per billion.

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2010-08-10AG96677ND
2013-09-04AI14311ND
2013-09-04AI14310ND
2013-12-09AI24271ND
2013-12-09AI24270ND
2014-03-04AI29158ND
2014-03-04AI29159ND
2014-06-02AI42074ND
2014-06-02AI42073ND
2014-09-04AI52487ND
2014-09-04AI52486ND
2014-12-08AI60853ND
2014-12-08AI60852ND
2015-03-04AI66365ND
2015-03-04AI66364ND
2015-06-02AI78550ND
2015-06-02AI78551ND
2015-09-03AI88767ND
2015-09-03AI88766ND
2015-12-03AJ01952ND
2015-12-03AJ01951ND