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Monobromoacetic acid

Public Wholesale WSD 5

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.

 

66

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
20100.465 ppb1610ND - 0.980 ppb
20110.943 ppb1615ND - 1.60 ppb
20121.31 ppb16160.560 ppb - 2.70 ppb
20130.905 ppb129ND - 3.50 ppb
20140.465 ppb21ND - 0.930 ppb
2015ND40ND

ppb = parts per billion.

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2010-01-18541106DF0.880 ppb
2010-01-18541107DF0.650 ppb
2010-01-18541108DF0.780 ppb
2010-01-18541109DF0.800 ppb
2010-04-05544206DFND
2010-04-05544205DFND
2010-04-05544204DFND
2010-04-05544203DFND
2010-07-19548494DFND
2010-07-19548493DF0.510 ppb
2010-07-19548492DF0.600 ppb
2010-07-19548484DFND
2010-11-08553802DF0.860 ppb
2010-11-08553803DF0.680 ppb
2010-11-08553804DF0.700 ppb
2010-11-08553805DF0.980 ppb
2011-01-17557425DF0.800 ppb
2011-01-17557424DF0.590 ppb
2011-01-17557423DFND
2011-01-17557422DF0.750 ppb
2011-04-11560141DF0.570 ppb
2011-04-11560142DF0.560 ppb
2011-04-11560143DF0.540 ppb
2011-04-11560144DF0.570 ppb
2011-07-18564579DF1.30 ppb
2011-07-18564578DF1.40 ppb
2011-07-18564577DF1.40 ppb
2011-07-18564576DF1.30 ppb
2011-10-10569777DF1.30 ppb
2011-10-10569779DF1.60 ppb
2011-10-10569780DF1.20 ppb
2011-10-10569778DF1.20 ppb
2012-01-23572797DF2.30 ppb
2012-01-23572796DF2.70 ppb
2012-01-23572795DF1.50 ppb
2012-01-23572794DF2.50 ppb
2012-04-09577281DF0.560 ppb
2012-04-09577282DF0.690 ppb
2012-04-09577283DF0.620 ppb
2012-04-09577280DF0.600 ppb
2012-07-16581875DF1.10 ppb
2012-07-16581872DF0.780 ppb
2012-07-16581874DF1.50 ppb
2012-07-16581873DF0.940 ppb
2012-10-15586691DF2.00 ppb
2012-10-15586692DF1.000 ppb
2012-10-15586694DF1.10 ppb
2012-10-15586693DF1.000 ppb
2013-01-14589446DF1.000 ppb
2013-01-14589445DF0.770 ppb
2013-01-14589444DF0.950 ppb
2013-01-14589443DF1.10 ppb
2013-04-15594681DFND
2013-04-15594680DFND
2013-04-15594679DFND
2013-04-15594678DF3.50 ppb
2013-07-15598790DF0.910 ppb
2013-07-15598789DF1.000 ppb
2013-07-15598788DF0.940 ppb
2013-07-15598787DF0.690 ppb
2014-07-141513920.930 ppb
2014-12-29252814ND
2015-01-05258021ND
2015-04-20316600ND
2015-07-20370285ND
2015-10-19421818ND