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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Bromochloromethane

El Paso Water Company

NOTE: El Paso Water Company purchases water from City of Wichita which is required to test for bromochloromethane. Sample information shown below was taken by City of Wichita.

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.

 

3

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012N/A00N/A
2013ND30ND
2014ND10ND
2015ND20ND
2016N/A00N/A
2017N/A00N/A

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

NOTE: El Paso Water Company purchases water from City of Wichita which is required to test for bromochloromethane. Sample information shown below was taken by City of Wichita.

Date Lab ID Result
2014-12-08201412100786AMND
2015-03-09201503120210AMND
2015-06-22201506240331AMND