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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Monobromoacetic acid

Hudson Gaars Mill Water System

NOTE: Hudson Gaars Mill Water System purchases water from Village of Sikes Water System which is required to test for monobromoacetic acid. Sample information shown below was taken by Village of Sikes Water System.

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.

 

60

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012ND40ND
2013ND40ND
2014ND160ND
2015ND80ND
2016ND120ND
2017ND160ND

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

NOTE: Hudson Gaars Mill Water System purchases water from Village of Sikes Water System which is required to test for monobromoacetic acid. Sample information shown below was taken by Village of Sikes Water System.

Date Lab ID Result
2012-08-131142120ND
2012-08-131142120ND
2013-12-181264665ND
2013-12-181264664ND
2013-12-181264665ND
2013-12-181264664ND
2014-02-181279943ND
2014-02-181279943ND
2014-02-181279944ND
2014-02-181279944ND
2014-05-271305310ND
2014-05-271305309ND
2014-05-271305310ND
2014-05-271305309ND
2014-08-111327006ND
2014-08-111327006ND
2014-08-111327007ND
2014-08-111327007ND
2014-11-121350683ND
2014-11-121350682ND
2014-11-121350683ND
2014-11-121350682ND
2015-02-171373921ND
2015-02-171373920ND
2015-02-171373921ND
2015-02-171373920ND
2015-05-281399468ND
2015-05-281399469ND
2015-05-281399469ND
2015-05-281399468ND
2015-08-251422694ND
2015-08-251422693ND
2015-08-251422694ND
2015-08-251422693ND
2015-11-161445105ND
2015-11-161445106ND
2015-11-161445105ND
2015-11-161445106ND
2016-01-181460413ND
2016-01-181460413ND
2016-01-181460414ND
2016-01-181460414ND
2017-02-1635296089005ND
2017-02-1635296089006ND
2017-02-1635296089006ND
2017-02-1635296089005ND
2017-05-0835311610009ND
2017-05-0835311610009ND
2017-06-1335318103001ND
2017-06-1335318103002ND
2017-06-1335318103001ND
2017-06-1335318103002ND
2017-08-0935329837011ND
2017-08-0935329837011ND
2017-08-0935329837012ND
2017-08-0935329837012ND
2017-11-0835347273001ND
2017-11-0835347273001ND
2017-11-0835347273002ND
2017-11-0835347273002ND