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Dibromoacetic acid

Kingston Water Department

Dibromoacetic 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
20160.350 ppb103ND - 1.40 ppb
20171.01 ppb13130.550 ppb - 1.30 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
2016-05-100.800 ppb
2016-05-101.40 ppb
2016-05-101.30 ppb
2016-08-09ND
2016-08-09ND
2016-08-09ND
2016-08-09ND
2016-11-08ND
2016-11-08ND
2016-11-08ND
2017-03-281.000 ppb
2017-03-281.10 ppb
2017-03-281.30 ppb
2017-05-171.03 ppb
2017-05-171.21 ppb
2017-05-170.550 ppb
2017-08-080.600 ppb
2017-08-081.10 ppb
2017-08-081.30 ppb
2017-08-080.700 ppb
2017-11-071.10 ppb
2017-11-071.10 ppb
2017-11-071.000 ppb