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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2021 UPDATE

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Monochloroacetic acid

Bryceland 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.

 

24

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2014ND40ND
2015ND40ND
2016ND40ND
2017ND40ND
2018ND40ND
2019ND40ND

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
2014-09-191335886ND
2014-09-191335885ND
2014-09-191335886ND
2014-09-191335885ND
2015-09-181428692ND
2015-09-181428692ND
2015-09-181428693ND
2015-09-181428693ND
2016-09-261527973ND
2016-09-261527974ND
2016-09-261527974ND
2016-09-261527973ND
2017-09-0135334959010ND
2017-09-0135334959010ND
2017-09-0135334959009ND
2017-09-0135334959009ND
2018-09-2035419509002ND
2018-09-2035419509001ND
2018-09-2035419509001ND
2018-09-2035419509002ND
2019-09-0435495518001ND
2019-09-0435495518002ND
2019-09-0435495518001ND
2019-09-0435495518002ND