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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Monobromoacetic acid

City of Liberal

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.

 

52

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012ND10ND
2013ND50ND
20140.0813 ppb161ND - 1.30 ppb
2015ND160ND
2016ND120ND
20170.285 ppb21ND - 0.570 ppb

ppb = parts per billion

State and national drinking water standards and health guidelines

EWG Health Guideline 25 ppb

The EWG Health Guideline of 25 ppb for monobromoacetic 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 muscular degeneration.

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2012-08-06583373DFND
2013-08-19601870DFND
2013-11-12605594DFND
2013-11-12605595DFND
2013-11-12605593DFND
2013-11-12605596DFND
2014-02-1060220ND
2014-02-1060221ND
2014-02-10602221.30 ppb
2014-02-1060223ND
2014-05-05110668ND
2014-05-05110669ND
2014-05-05110671ND
2014-05-05110670ND
2014-08-18175995ND
2014-08-18175993ND
2014-08-18175992ND
2014-08-18175994ND
2014-11-18233943ND
2014-11-18233947ND
2014-11-18233949ND
2014-11-18233945ND
2015-02-09277239ND
2015-02-09277240ND
2015-02-09277241ND
2015-02-09277242ND
2015-05-11331836ND
2015-05-11331838ND
2015-05-11331839ND
2015-05-11331837ND
2015-08-31397036ND
2015-08-31397037ND
2015-08-31397034ND
2015-08-31397035ND
2015-11-02427997ND
2015-11-02427998ND
2015-11-02427999ND
2015-11-02428000ND
2016-02-29500710ND
2016-02-29500713ND
2016-02-29500712ND
2016-02-29500711ND
2016-05-16547728ND
2016-05-16547727ND
2016-05-16547729ND
2016-05-16547730ND
2016-08-22608718ND
2016-08-22608720ND
2016-08-22608717ND
2016-08-22608719ND
2017-08-29830068ND
2017-08-298300590.570 ppb