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Dibromoacetic acid

Berwyn

NOTE: Berwyn purchases water from City of Chicago which is required to test for dibromoacetic acid. Sample information shown below was taken by City of Chicago.

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.

 

218

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

126

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
20120.0400 ppb251ND - 1.000 ppb
20130.756 ppb208ND - 2.01 ppb
2014ND160ND
2015ND160ND
20160.111 ppb161ND - 1.77 ppb
20170.466 ppb165ND - 1.71 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

NOTE: Berwyn purchases water from City of Chicago which is required to test for dibromoacetic acid. Sample information shown below was taken by City of Chicago.

Date Lab ID Result
2012-01-24SA20867-02_011.10 ppb
2012-01-24SA20867-01_011.000 ppb
2012-06-13SF20002-03_011.20 ppb
2012-06-13SF20002-13_011.10 ppb
2012-06-13SF20002-06_011.30 ppb
2012-06-13SF20002-09_011.50 ppb
2012-06-13SF20002-12_01ND
2012-06-13SF20002-10_011.20 ppb
2012-06-13SF20002-01_011.20 ppb
2012-06-13SF20002-07_011.10 ppb
2012-06-13SF20002-05_011.000 ppb
2012-06-13SF20002-02_01ND
2012-06-13SF20002-04_011.20 ppb
2012-06-13SF20002-14_011.20 ppb
2012-06-13SF20002-15_011.10 ppb
2012-06-30SF21739-03_011.000 ppb
2012-06-30SF21739-01_011.10 ppb
2012-06-30SF21739-02_011.10 ppb
2012-09-12SI20556-04_011.40 ppb
2012-09-12SI20558-03_01ND
2012-09-12SI20553-02_012.00 ppb
2012-09-12SI20555-02_011.50 ppb
2012-09-12SI20555-03_011.40 ppb
2012-09-12SI20555-04_011.40 ppb
2012-09-12SI20556-02_011.60 ppb
2012-09-12SI20558-04_011.50 ppb
2012-09-12SI20553-03_011.20 ppb
2012-09-12SI20553-04_011.10 ppb
2012-09-12SI20556-01_011.20 ppb
2012-09-12SI20556-03_011.80 ppb
2012-09-12SI20553-01_011.60 ppb
2012-09-12SI20558-02_011.30 ppb
2012-09-12SI20558-01_011.20 ppb
2012-09-12SI20555-01_011.60 ppb
2012-12-12SL20441-01_01ND
2012-12-12SL20441-02_01ND
2012-12-12SL20441-03_011.30 ppb
2012-12-12SL20441-04_01ND
2012-12-12SL20441-05_01ND
2012-12-12SL20441-06_01ND
2012-12-12SL20441-07_011.10 ppb
2012-12-12SL20441-08_01ND
2012-12-12SL20441-09_01ND
2012-12-12SL20441-10_01ND
2012-12-12SL20441-11_01ND
2012-12-12SL20441-12_011.10 ppb
2012-12-12SL20441-13_01ND
2012-12-12SL20441-14_01ND
2012-12-12SL20441-15_01ND
2012-12-12SL20441-16_011.000 ppb
2013-03-13SC30378-01_01ND
2013-03-13SC30378-03_01ND
2013-03-13SC30378-05_011.10 ppb
2013-03-13SC30378-07_01ND
2013-03-13SC30378-09_01ND
2013-03-13SC30378-11_01ND
2013-03-13SC30378-13_011.000 ppb
2013-03-13SC30378-02_011.20 ppb
2013-03-13SC30378-04_011.10 ppb
2013-03-13SC30378-06_01ND
2013-03-13SC30378-08_01ND
2013-03-13SC30378-10_011.000 ppb
2013-03-13SC30378-12_01ND
2013-03-13SC30378-14_011.000 ppb
2013-03-13SC30378-15_01ND
2013-03-13SC30378-16_01ND
2013-06-12SF30764-01_01ND
2013-06-12SF30764-03_011.20 ppb
2013-06-12SF30764-04_011.000 ppb
2013-06-12SF30764-02_01ND
2013-06-12SF30761-01_01ND
2013-06-12SF30761-02_01ND
2013-06-12SF30761-03_011.10 ppb
2013-06-12SF30761-04_01ND
2013-09-10SI30422-01_01ND
2013-09-10SI30422-04_011.50 ppb
2013-09-10SI30422-03_011.50 ppb
2013-09-10SI30422-02_01ND
2013-09-10SI30420-01_01ND
2013-09-10SI30420-04_01ND
2013-09-10SI30420-03_011.30 ppb
2013-09-10SI30420-02_01ND
2013-12-10SL30348-01_011.30 ppb
2013-12-10SL30348-02_01ND
2013-12-10SL30348-03_011.30 ppb
2013-12-10SL30348-04_011.000 ppb
2013-12-10SL30349-01_011.10 ppb
2013-12-10SL30349-02_01ND
2013-12-10SL30349-03_011.000 ppb
2013-12-10SL30349-04_011.30 ppb
2014-03-11SC40245-01_01ND
2014-03-11SC40245-02_011.000 ppb
2014-03-11SC40245-03_01ND
2014-03-11SC40245-04_01ND
2014-03-11SC40246-01_01ND
2014-03-11SC40246-02_011.10 ppb
2014-03-11SC40246-04_01ND
2014-04-02SD40100-01_01ND
2014-06-10SF40499-01_011.30 ppb
2014-06-10SF40499-02_011.70 ppb
2014-06-10SF40499-03_011.80 ppb
2014-06-10SF40499-04_011.50 ppb
2014-06-10SF40499-05_011.40 ppb
2014-06-10SF40499-08_011.50 ppb
2014-06-10SF40499-07_011.70 ppb
2014-06-10SF40499-06_011.30 ppb
2014-09-09SI40440-01_01ND
2014-09-09SI40440-02_011.20 ppb
2014-09-09SI40440-03_011.30 ppb
2014-09-09SI40440-04_011.000 ppb
2014-09-09SI40470-01_01ND
2014-09-09SI40470-02_01ND
2014-09-09SI40470-03_01ND
2014-09-09SI40470-04_01ND
2014-12-09SL40306-01_01ND
2014-12-09SL40306-02_01ND
2014-12-09SL40306-03_01ND
2014-12-09SL40306-04_01ND
2014-12-09SL40305-01_01ND
2014-12-09SL40305-02_01ND
2014-12-09SL40305-03_011.000 ppb
2014-12-09SL40305-04_01ND
2015-03-10SC50297-01_01ND
2015-03-10SC50297-02_01ND
2015-03-10SC50297-03_01ND
2015-03-10SC50297-04_01ND
2015-03-10SC50298-01_01ND
2015-03-10SC50298-02_01ND
2015-03-10SC50298-03_01ND
2015-03-10SC50298-04_01ND
2015-06-09SF50508-01_01ND
2015-06-09SF50508-02_011.30 ppb
2015-06-09SF50508-03_011.30 ppb
2015-06-09SF50508-04_011.000 ppb
2015-06-09SF50515-01_01ND
2015-06-09SF50515-02_01ND
2015-06-09SF50515-03_011.20 ppb
2015-06-09SF50515-04_011.10 ppb
2015-09-08SI50398-01_01ND
2015-09-08SI50398-02_011.10 ppb
2015-09-08SI50398-03_011.10 ppb
2015-09-08SI50398-04_01ND
2015-09-08SI50397-01_01ND
2015-09-08SI50397-02_01ND
2015-09-08SI50397-03_01ND
2015-09-08SI50397-04_01ND
2015-12-08SL50257-01_01ND
2015-12-08SL50257-02_011.10 ppb
2015-12-08SL50257-03_01ND
2015-12-08SL50257-04_01ND
2015-12-08SL50258-01_01ND
2015-12-08SL50258-02_01ND
2015-12-08SL50258-03_011.000 ppb
2015-12-08SL50258-04_01ND
2016-03-0916C0300-01_011.000 ppb
2016-03-0916C0300-03_01ND
2016-03-0916C0300-04_01ND
2016-03-0916C0300-02_01ND
2016-03-0916C0297-01_01ND
2016-03-0916C0297-03_01ND
2016-03-0916C0297-04_01ND
2016-03-0916C0297-02_01ND
2016-06-1416F0674-01_011.10 ppb
2016-06-1416F0674-02_011.20 ppb
2016-06-1416F0674-03_011.20 ppb
2016-06-1416F0674-04_011.10 ppb
2016-06-1416F0672-01_011.000 ppb
2016-06-1416F0672-02_011.20 ppb
2016-06-1416F0672-03_011.20 ppb
2016-06-1416F0672-04_011.000 ppb
2016-09-0616I0160-01_011.50 ppb
2016-09-0616I0160-02_011.80 ppb
2016-09-0616I0160-03_011.70 ppb
2016-09-0616I0160-04_011.50 ppb
2016-09-1416I0569-01_011.30 ppb
2016-09-1416I0569-02_011.80 ppb
2016-09-1416I0569-03_011.80 ppb
2016-09-1416I0569-04_011.50 ppb
2016-12-0616L0160-01_011.10 ppb
2016-12-0616L0160-02_011.40 ppb
2016-12-0616L0160-03_011.40 ppb
2016-12-0616L0160-04_011.10 ppb
2016-12-0616L0163-01_011.20 ppb
2016-12-0616L0163-02_011.40 ppb
2016-12-0616L0163-03_011.40 ppb
2016-12-0616L0163-04_011.20 ppb
2017-03-0617C0264-01_011.000 ppb
2017-03-0617C0264-02_011.20 ppb
2017-03-0617C0264-03_011.20 ppb
2017-03-0617C0264-04_011.000 ppb
2017-03-0617C0264-05_011.10 ppb
2017-03-0617C0264-07_011.20 ppb
2017-03-0617C0264-06_011.30 ppb
2017-03-0617C0264-08_011.000 ppb
2017-06-0717F0351-01_011.20 ppb
2017-06-0717F0351-02_011.30 ppb
2017-06-0717F0351-03_011.30 ppb
2017-06-0717F0351-04_011.20 ppb
2017-06-0717F0351-05_011.20 ppb
2017-06-0717F0351-06_011.20 ppb
2017-06-0717F0351-07_011.30 ppb
2017-06-0717F0351-08_011.20 ppb
2017-09-0517I0082-01_011.20 ppb
2017-09-0517I0082-02_011.50 ppb
2017-09-0517I0082-03_011.40 ppb
2017-09-0517I0082-04_011.10 ppb
2017-09-0517I0081-01_011.20 ppb
2017-09-0517I0081-02_011.10 ppb
2017-09-0517I0081-03_011.50 ppb
2017-09-0517I0081-04_01ND
2017-12-0517L0095-01_01ND
2017-12-0517L0095-02_01ND
2017-12-0517L0095-03_011.20 ppb
2017-12-0517L0095-04_01ND
2017-12-0517L0092-01_01ND
2017-12-0517L0092-02_01ND
2017-12-0517L0092-03_011.000 ppb
2017-12-0517L0092-04_01ND