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Bromochloroacetic acid

Bridgeport Township

NOTE: Bridgeport Township purchases water from City of Saginaw which is required to test for bromochloroacetic acid. Sample information shown below was taken by City of Saginaw.

Bromochloroacetic acid is formed when chlorine or other disinfectants are used to treat drinking water. Bromochloroacetic acid and other disinfection byproducts increase the risk of cancer and may cause problems during pregnancy.

 

52

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

50

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
20123.50 ppb222.00 ppb - 5.00 ppb
20133.83 ppb663.00 ppb - 5.00 ppb
20141.13 ppb85ND - 3.00 ppb
2015N/A00N/A
2016N/A00N/A
2017N/A00N/A

ppb = parts per billion

State and national drinking water standards and health guidelines

EWG Health Guideline 0.02 ppb

The EWG Health Guideline of 0.02 ppb for bromochloroacetic acid was defined in a peer-reviewed scientific study by EWG and represents a on-in-a-million lifetime cancer risk level. This health guideline protects against cancer.

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

NOTE: Bridgeport Township purchases water from City of Saginaw which is required to test for bromochloroacetic acid. Sample information shown below was taken by City of Saginaw.

Date Lab ID Result
2012-01-09LLE144293.00 ppb
2012-01-09LLE144283.00 ppb
2012-01-09LLE144313.00 ppb
2012-01-09LLE144303.00 ppb
2012-04-11LLE233122.00 ppb
2012-04-11LLE233132.00 ppb
2012-04-11LLE233152.00 ppb
2012-04-11LLE233142.00 ppb
2012-07-16LLE376295.00 ppb
2012-07-16LLE376285.00 ppb
2012-07-16LLE376274.00 ppb
2012-07-16LLE376266.00 ppb
2012-10-08LLE522653.00 ppb
2012-10-08LLE522643.00 ppb
2012-10-08LLE522662.00 ppb
2012-10-10LLE522673.00 ppb
2013-01-14LLE617502.00 ppb
2013-01-14LLE617511.000 ppb
2013-01-14LLE617492.00 ppb
2013-01-16LLE617522.00 ppb
2013-03-05LLE65891ND
2013-04-08LLE697413.00 ppb
2013-04-08LLE697394.00 ppb
2013-04-08LLE697404.00 ppb
2013-04-11LLE697423.00 ppb
2013-07-09LLE826656.00 ppb
2013-07-09LLE826646.00 ppb
2013-07-10LLE826665.00 ppb
2013-07-10LLE826673.00 ppb
2013-08-12LLE884543.00 ppb
2013-08-13LLE884533.00 ppb
2013-10-14LLE985322.00 ppb
2013-10-14LLE98533ND
2013-10-17LLE985353.00 ppb
2013-10-18LLE985312.00 ppb
2013-11-05LLF004412.00 ppb
2014-01-14LLF071114.00 ppb
2014-01-14LLF071131.000 ppb
2014-01-15LLF071124.00 ppb
2014-01-15LLF071145.00 ppb
2014-04-15LLF149381.000 ppb
2014-04-15LLF149371.000 ppb
2014-04-16LLF149403.00 ppb
2014-04-16LLF149392.00 ppb
2014-07-15LLF278803.00 ppb
2014-07-15LLF278812.00 ppb
2014-07-15LLF278822.00 ppb
2014-07-16LLF278832.00 ppb
2014-10-13LLF434723.00 ppb
2014-10-14LLF434733.00 ppb
2014-10-14LLF434743.00 ppb
2014-10-16LLF434752.00 ppb