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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Dibromoacetic acid

City of Fraser

NOTE: City of Fraser purchases water from Great Lakes Water Authority which is required to test for dibromoacetic acid. Sample information shown below was taken by Great Lakes Water Authority.

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.

 

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Samples

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Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

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Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
20120.500 ppb21ND - 1.000 ppb
20131.33 ppb32ND - 2.00 ppb
2014ND20ND
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 0.04 ppb

The EWG Health Guideline of 0.04 ppb for dibromoacetic 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: City of Fraser purchases water from Great Lakes Water Authority which is required to test for dibromoacetic acid. Sample information shown below was taken by Great Lakes Water Authority.

Date Lab ID Result