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Monochloroacetic acid

Kingston Water Department

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.

 

32

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
2013N/A00N/A
2014N/A00N/A
2015ND90ND
20160.0700 ppb101ND - 0.700 ppb
20170.0692 ppb131ND - 0.900 ppb

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

Date Result
2015-02-11ND
2015-02-11ND
2015-05-12ND
2015-05-12ND
2015-05-12ND
2015-11-10ND
2015-11-10ND
2015-11-10ND
2015-11-10ND
2016-05-10ND
2016-05-10ND
2016-05-10ND
2016-08-09ND
2016-08-09ND
2016-08-09ND
2016-08-09ND
2016-11-08ND
2016-11-080.700 ppb
2016-11-08ND
2017-03-280.900 ppb
2017-03-28ND
2017-03-28ND
2017-05-17ND
2017-05-17ND
2017-05-17ND
2017-08-08ND
2017-08-08ND
2017-08-08ND
2017-08-08ND
2017-11-07ND
2017-11-07ND
2017-11-07ND