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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Bromochloromethane

Brewster Water Department

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.

 

29

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012N/A00N/A
2013ND40ND
2014ND150ND
2015ND20ND
2016ND30ND
2017ND50ND

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

Date Result
2013-03-13ND
2013-03-13ND
2013-03-13ND
2013-03-13ND
2014-03-11ND
2014-03-11ND
2014-03-11ND
2014-03-11ND
2014-03-11ND
2014-04-28ND
2014-04-28ND
2014-04-28ND
2014-04-28ND
2014-04-28ND
2014-10-08ND
2014-10-09ND
2014-10-09ND
2014-10-09ND
2014-10-09ND
2015-01-13ND
2015-01-13ND
2016-02-02ND
2016-02-02ND
2016-08-12ND
2017-01-11ND
2017-01-11ND
2017-01-11ND
2017-01-11ND
2017-01-13ND