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Monobromoacetic acid

Pella Water Works Department

Monobromoacetic 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.

 

96

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012ND160ND
2013ND160ND
2014ND160ND
20150.814 ppb167ND - 2.84 ppb
20160.152 ppb162ND - 1.27 ppb
2017ND160ND

ppb = parts per billion

State and national drinking water standards and health guidelines

EWG Health Guideline 25 ppb

The EWG Health Guideline of 25 ppb for monobromoacetic acid was proposed in 2020 by the California Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment as a public health goal, the level of a drinking water contaminant that does not pose a significant health risk.. This health guideline protects against muscular degeneration.

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2012-02-151887556ND
2012-02-151887557ND
2012-02-151887558ND
2012-02-151887559ND
2012-05-161906177ND
2012-05-161906176ND
2012-05-161906174ND
2012-05-161906175ND
2012-08-151926120ND
2012-08-151926121ND
2012-08-151926122ND
2012-08-151926123ND
2012-11-141946780ND
2012-11-141946779ND
2012-11-141946781ND
2012-11-141946782ND
2013-02-131960175ND
2013-02-131960176ND
2013-02-131960177ND
2013-02-131960178ND
2013-05-151980460ND
2013-05-151980461ND
2013-05-151980462ND
2013-05-151980463ND
2013-08-142000040ND
2013-08-142000041ND
2013-08-142000042ND
2013-08-142000043ND
2013-11-132019856ND
2013-11-132019857ND
2013-11-132019858ND
2013-11-132019859ND
2014-02-192036020ND
2014-02-192036021ND
2014-02-192036022ND
2014-02-192036023ND
2014-05-142052504ND
2014-05-142052505ND
2014-05-142052506ND
2014-05-142052507ND
2014-08-132072440ND
2014-08-132072447ND
2014-08-132072446ND
2014-08-132072445ND
2014-11-192093862ND
2014-11-192093863ND
2014-11-192093864ND
2014-11-192093865ND
2015-02-181B51011-01ND
2015-02-181B51011-04ND
2015-02-181B51011-02ND
2015-02-181B51011-03ND
2015-05-131E50864-022.49 ppb
2015-05-131E50864-031.89 ppb
2015-05-131E50864-041.80 ppb
2015-05-131E50864-012.84 ppb
2015-08-121H50845-01ND
2015-08-121H50845-02ND
2015-08-121H50845-03ND
2015-08-121H50845-04ND
2015-11-181K51239-011.35 ppb
2015-11-181K51239-021.41 ppb
2015-11-181K51239-03ND
2015-11-181K51239-041.25 ppb
2016-02-101B60590-01ND
2016-02-101B60590-02ND
2016-02-101B60590-03ND
2016-02-101B60590-04ND
2016-05-111E60882-011.27 ppb
2016-05-111E60882-02ND
2016-05-111E60882-03ND
2016-05-111E60882-041.16 ppb
2016-08-031H60225-04ND
2016-08-031H60225-02ND
2016-08-031H60225-01ND
2016-08-031H60225-03ND
2016-11-091K60827-02ND
2016-11-091K60827-03ND
2016-11-091K60827-04ND
2016-11-091K60827-01ND
2017-02-151B71013-01ND
2017-02-151B71013-02ND
2017-02-151B71013-03ND
2017-02-151B71013-04ND
2017-05-101E70880-02ND
2017-05-101E70880-04ND
2017-05-101E70880-03ND
2017-05-101E70880-01ND
2017-08-091H70826-01ND
2017-08-091H70826-02ND
2017-08-091H70826-03ND
2017-08-091H70826-04ND
2017-11-151K71201-04ND
2017-11-151K71201-01ND
2017-11-151K71201-02ND
2017-11-151K71201-03ND