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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Monochloroacetic acid

City of Junction City

Monochloroacetic 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.

 

74

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012ND40ND
20130.433 ppb61ND - 2.60 ppb
2014ND160ND
2015ND160ND
20160.313 ppb162ND - 2.70 ppb
20170.494 ppb163ND - 3.30 ppb

ppb = parts per billion

State and national drinking water standards and health guidelines

EWG Health Guideline 53 ppb

The EWG Health Guideline of 53 ppb for monochloroacetic acid was proposed in 2020 by the California Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment as a public health goal, the level of a drinking water contaminant that does not pose a significant health risk.. This health guideline protects against system toxicity.

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2012-01-31573098DFND
2012-04-16577686DFND
2012-07-24582499DFND
2012-10-23587161DFND
2013-04-23595064DFND
2013-08-27602315DFND
2013-10-15604603DFND
2013-10-15604604DFND
2013-10-15604601DF2.60 ppb
2013-10-15604602DFND
2014-01-0731972ND
2014-01-0731931ND
2014-01-0731928ND
2014-01-0731925ND
2014-04-22101460ND
2014-04-22101453ND
2014-04-22101446ND
2014-04-22101426ND
2014-07-15152216ND
2014-07-15152222ND
2014-07-15152219ND
2014-07-15152213ND
2014-10-21217595ND
2014-10-21217593ND
2014-10-22217594ND
2014-10-28221599ND
2015-01-06258839ND
2015-01-06258837ND
2015-01-06258835ND
2015-01-06258841ND
2015-04-21317252ND
2015-04-21317253ND
2015-04-21317251ND
2015-04-21317254ND
2015-07-21371041ND
2015-07-21371044ND
2015-07-21371043ND
2015-07-21371042ND
2015-10-13420115ND
2015-10-13420114ND
2015-10-13420113ND
2015-10-13420116ND
2016-01-05470021ND
2016-01-05470019ND
2016-01-05470018ND
2016-01-05470020ND
2016-04-05521043ND
2016-04-055210422.30 ppb
2016-04-05521041ND
2016-04-055210442.70 ppb
2016-07-12582664ND
2016-07-12582663ND
2016-07-12582665ND
2016-07-12582662ND
2016-10-11641998ND
2016-10-11641999ND
2016-10-11641997ND
2016-10-11641996ND
2017-01-10679313ND
2017-01-10679314ND
2017-01-10679315ND
2017-01-10679316ND
2017-04-11741020ND
2017-04-11741019ND
2017-04-11741022ND
2017-04-11741021ND
2017-07-177994913.30 ppb
2017-07-177994932.00 ppb
2017-07-17799492ND
2017-07-177994942.60 ppb
2017-10-04853365ND
2017-10-04853366ND
2017-10-04853364ND
2017-10-04853363ND