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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2021 UPDATE

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Bromochloromethane

Griffith Water Department

NOTE: Griffith Water Department purchases water from Hammond Water Works Department which is required to test for bromochloromethane. Sample information shown below was taken by Hammond Water Works Department.

Bromochloromethane is a tap water disinfection byproduct; it is also used as an intermediate in chemical manufacturing and as a fire extinguishing agent. Disinfection byproducts in drinking water increase the risk of cancer.

 

4

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2014ND20ND
2015ND20ND
2016N/A00N/A
2017N/A00N/A
2018N/A00N/A
2019N/A00N/A

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

NOTE: Griffith Water Department purchases water from Hammond Water Works Department which is required to test for bromochloromethane. Sample information shown below was taken by Hammond Water Works Department.

Date Lab ID Result
2015-03-243213269ND
2015-06-163263373ND
2015-09-153322772ND
2015-12-153374830ND