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Monobromoacetic acid

Charleston

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.

 

51

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2010ND40ND
2011ND40ND
2012ND40ND
2013ND70ND
20140.619 ppb161ND - 9.90 ppb
20150.203 ppb161ND - 3.25 ppb

ppb = parts per billion.

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2010-01-1310012156-1ND
2010-05-0510051624-1ND
2010-08-1810083177-1ND
2010-10-1310102488-1ND
2011-02-0911022103-1ND
2011-04-061040765-01ND
2011-07-141071854-01ND
2011-10-121101274-01ND
2012-01-042010468-01ND
2012-04-112041602-01ND
2012-07-112071542-01ND
2012-10-102101754-01ND
2013-01-093011675-01ND
2013-04-173042762-01ND
2013-07-173072922-01ND
2013-10-223103183-03ND
2013-10-223103183-04ND
2013-10-223103183-01ND
2013-10-223103183-02ND
2014-01-214012628-03ND
2014-01-214012628-04ND
2014-01-214012628-02ND
2014-01-214012628-01ND
2014-04-234043816-02ND
2014-04-234043816-03ND
2014-04-234043816-01ND
2014-04-234043816-04ND
2014-07-234073904-01ND
2014-07-234073904-03ND
2014-07-234073904-04ND
2014-07-234073904-02ND
2014-10-224103604-04ND
2014-10-224103604-01ND
2014-10-224103604-03ND
2014-10-224103604-029.90 ppb
2015-01-145012199-01ND
2015-01-145012199-04ND
2015-01-145012199-03ND
2015-01-215013177-01ND
2015-04-225043714-04ND
2015-04-225043714-02ND
2015-04-225043714-03ND
2015-04-225043714-01ND
2015-07-085071822-02ND
2015-07-085071822-04ND
2015-07-085071822-03ND
2015-07-085071822-01ND
2015-10-075101575-03ND
2015-10-075101575-01ND
2015-10-075101575-023.25 ppb
2015-10-075101575-04ND