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Dibromoacetic acid

Corydon Water Supply

Dibromoacetic 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.

 

58

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

20

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2014ND80ND
2015ND80ND
20160.578 ppb84ND - 1.56 ppb
20170.475 ppb116ND - 1.07 ppb
20180.807 ppb127ND - 2.65 ppb
20190.221 ppb113ND - 1.45 ppb

ppb = parts per billion

State and national drinking water standards and health guidelines

EWG Health Guideline 0.04 ppb

The EWG Health Guideline of 0.04 ppb for dibromoacetic acid was defined in a peer-reviewed scientific study by EWG and represents a on-in-a-million lifetime cancer risk level. This health guideline protects against cancer.

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2014-01-152030436ND
2014-01-152029755ND
2014-04-092045970ND
2014-04-092045971ND
2014-07-092062671ND
2014-07-092062670ND
2014-10-152086558ND
2014-10-152086563ND
2015-01-14OE210436ND
2015-01-14OE210437ND
2015-04-08OE229785ND
2015-04-08OE229784ND
2015-07-071G50832-01ND
2015-07-071G50832-02ND
2015-10-201J51624-02ND
2015-10-201J51624-01ND
2016-01-261A61632-01ND
2016-01-261A61632-02ND
2016-04-121D61235-01ND
2016-04-121D61235-021.000 ppb
2016-07-131G61021-020.590 ppb
2016-07-131G61021-01ND
2016-10-181J61453-021.56 ppb
2016-10-181J61453-011.47 ppb
2017-01-091A70518-02ND
2017-01-091A70518-01ND
2017-04-111D71056-01ND
2017-04-111D71056-020.740 ppb
2017-04-111D71056-03ND
2017-07-251G71867-010.920 ppb
2017-07-251G71867-030.940 ppb
2017-07-251G71867-021.07 ppb
2017-10-241J71939-030.890 ppb
2017-10-241J71939-020.670 ppb
2017-10-241J71939-01ND
2018-01-161A81123-030.660 ppb
2018-01-161A81123-020.650 ppb
2018-01-161A81123-01ND
2018-04-171D81553-032.65 ppb
2018-04-171D81553-022.53 ppb
2018-04-171D81553-01ND
2018-07-171G81544-030.930 ppb
2018-07-171G81544-021.24 ppb
2018-07-171G81544-011.02 ppb
2018-10-161J81542-01ND
2018-10-161J81542-03ND
2018-10-161J81542-02ND
2019-01-151A91413-031.45 ppb
2019-01-151A91413-020.610 ppb
2019-01-151A91413-01ND
2019-04-161D91538-03ND
2019-04-161D91538-02ND
2019-04-161D91538-01ND
2019-07-161G91708-03ND
2019-07-161G91708-01ND
2019-07-161G91708-02ND
2019-10-151J91481-01ND
2019-10-221J92092-020.370 ppb