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Monochloroacetic acid

Talbotton

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.

 

6

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2010ND30ND
2011N/A00N/A
2012N/A00N/A
2013ND10ND
2014ND10ND
2015ND10ND

ppb = parts per billion.

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2010-03-09AG84264ND
2010-03-09AG84265ND
2010-09-21AH04347ND
2013-09-03AI13859ND
2014-07-24AI46681ND
2015-09-24AI90775ND