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Monochloroacetic acid

Town of Bunkie Water System

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.

 

12

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2010N/A00N/A
2011N/A00N/A
2012N/A00N/A
20132.15 ppb442.10 ppb - 2.20 ppb
20147.45 ppb445.50 ppb - 9.40 ppb
2015ND40ND

ppb = parts per billion.

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2013-05-23L0029915-022.20 ppb
2013-05-23L0029915-012.10 ppb
2013-05-23L0029915-012.10 ppb
2013-05-23L0029915-022.20 ppb
2014-05-12L0042977-039.40 ppb
2014-05-12L0042977-045.50 ppb
2014-05-12L0042977-045.50 ppb
2014-05-12L0042977-039.40 ppb
2015-05-1535189402002ND
2015-05-1535189402001ND
2015-05-1535189402002ND
2015-05-1535189402001ND