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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Dibromoacetic acid

City of Parsons

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.

 

96

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

40

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
20120.284 ppb167ND - 0.840 ppb
20130.236 ppb166ND - 0.900 ppb
20140.694 ppb1615ND - 1.20 ppb
20150.328 ppb168ND - 0.800 ppb
20160.0731 ppb162ND - 0.590 ppb
20170.0969 ppb162ND - 0.810 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

Date Lab ID Result
2012-02-14575472DFND
2012-02-14575473DFND
2012-02-14575474DFND
2012-02-14575475DFND
2012-05-01578373DF0.570 ppb
2012-05-01578374DF0.500 ppb
2012-05-01578375DFND
2012-05-01578376DFND
2012-08-06583288DF0.550 ppb
2012-08-06583289DF0.840 ppb
2012-08-06583290DFND
2012-08-06583291DF0.500 ppb
2012-11-05587581DFND
2012-11-05587580DFND
2012-11-05587579DF0.810 ppb
2012-11-05587578DF0.770 ppb
2013-02-11592386DFND
2013-02-11592387DFND
2013-02-11592385DF0.520 ppb
2013-02-11592384DF0.540 ppb
2013-05-07595811DFND
2013-05-07595812DFND
2013-05-07595813DFND
2013-05-07595814DFND
2013-08-06600793DFND
2013-08-06600792DFND
2013-08-06600791DFND
2013-08-06600794DF0.900 ppb
2013-10-15604622DF0.560 ppb
2013-10-15604623DF0.600 ppb
2013-10-15604621DF0.650 ppb
2013-10-15604624DFND
2014-02-11607920.580 ppb
2014-02-11607950.520 ppb
2014-02-11607980.520 ppb
2014-02-11608050.510 ppb
2014-05-051099460.700 ppb
2014-05-051099651.10 ppb
2014-05-051099660.770 ppb
2014-05-051099670.760 ppb
2014-08-111715030.650 ppb
2014-08-181760930.570 ppb
2014-08-181760940.720 ppb
2014-08-181760950.570 ppb
2014-11-172332970.840 ppb
2014-11-172332961.20 ppb
2014-11-17233303ND
2014-11-172332981.10 ppb
2015-02-162802760.730 ppb
2015-02-16280278ND
2015-02-162802800.790 ppb
2015-02-162802690.800 ppb
2015-05-183347250.520 ppb
2015-05-18334726ND
2015-05-183347270.590 ppb
2015-05-183347280.730 ppb
2015-08-18390289ND
2015-08-183902900.550 ppb
2015-08-18390291ND
2015-08-183902920.530 ppb
2015-11-16428133ND
2015-11-16428132ND
2015-11-16428131ND
2015-11-16428130ND
2016-02-15493787ND
2016-02-15493788ND
2016-02-15493786ND
2016-02-15493789ND
2016-05-105448910.580 ppb
2016-05-105448920.590 ppb
2016-05-10544893ND
2016-05-10544894ND
2016-08-15603899ND
2016-08-15603898ND
2016-08-15603900ND
2016-08-15603897ND
2016-11-14659737ND
2016-11-14659735ND
2016-11-14659736ND
2016-11-14659738ND
2017-02-207115900.740 ppb
2017-02-20711591ND
2017-02-20711593ND
2017-02-207115920.810 ppb
2017-05-08753569ND
2017-05-08753568ND
2017-05-08753567ND
2017-05-08756058ND
2017-08-28829265ND
2017-08-28829264ND
2017-08-28829263ND
2017-08-28829266ND
2017-11-13877950ND
2017-11-13877949ND
2017-11-13877948ND
2017-11-13877951ND