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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Bromochloromethane

New Orleans Algiers Water Works

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.

 

12

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012ND20ND
2013ND20ND
2014ND50ND
2015ND30ND
2016N/A00N/A
2017N/A00N/A

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2012-03-05AD64088ND
2012-03-05AD64088ND
2013-01-22AD74828ND
2013-01-22AD74828ND
2014-02-04AD88744ND
2014-02-04AD88744ND
2014-03-13AD89681ND
2014-03-13AD89681ND
2014-10-08201410090323AMND
2015-01-14201501150656AMND
2015-04-09201504100285AMND
2015-07-14201507150600AMND