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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Monochloroacetic acid

Fort Riley

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.

 

75

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012ND40ND
20130.671 ppb72ND - 2.50 ppb
20140.144 ppb161ND - 2.30 ppb
2015ND160ND
20160.456 ppb162ND - 4.00 ppb
20170.894 ppb166ND - 3.00 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
2012-01-10572307DFND
2012-04-02577002DFND
2012-07-09581153DFND
2012-10-09586372DFND
2013-01-08589283DF2.50 ppb
2013-04-09594416DFND
2013-07-09598310DFND
2013-10-15604609DFND
2013-10-15604608DF2.20 ppb
2013-10-15604607DFND
2013-10-15604606DFND
2014-01-0731987ND
2014-01-0731984ND
2014-01-0731985ND
2014-01-0731986ND
2014-04-21100879ND
2014-04-22100898ND
2014-04-22100878ND
2014-04-221008772.30 ppb
2014-07-15152153ND
2014-07-15152154ND
2014-07-15152155ND
2014-07-15152156ND
2014-10-21217583ND
2014-10-21217584ND
2014-10-21217582ND
2014-10-21217581ND
2015-01-27268333ND
2015-01-27268331ND
2015-01-27268330ND
2015-01-27268332ND
2015-04-14313607ND
2015-04-14313604ND
2015-04-14313605ND
2015-04-14313606ND
2015-07-14367051ND
2015-07-14367054ND
2015-07-14367053ND
2015-07-14367052ND
2015-10-14421282ND
2015-10-14421279ND
2015-10-14421281ND
2015-10-14421280ND
2016-01-12475788ND
2016-01-12475786ND
2016-01-12475789ND
2016-01-12475787ND
2016-04-06524193ND
2016-04-065241924.00 ppb
2016-04-06524191ND
2016-04-065241903.30 ppb
2016-07-05577916ND
2016-07-05577913ND
2016-07-05577915ND
2016-07-05577914ND
2016-10-04636103ND
2016-10-04636104ND
2016-10-04636106ND
2016-10-04636105ND
2017-01-236797092.80 ppb
2017-01-236797113.00 ppb
2017-01-23679710ND
2017-01-236797082.10 ppb
2017-04-107401392.00 ppb
2017-04-10740138ND
2017-04-107401372.00 ppb
2017-04-107401362.40 ppb
2017-07-31808485ND
2017-07-31808483ND
2017-07-31808479ND
2017-07-31808481ND
2017-10-02851880ND
2017-10-02851881ND
2017-10-02851882ND
2017-10-02851883ND