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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2021 UPDATE

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Monochloroacetic acid

Grand Blanc Township

NOTE: Grand Blanc Township purchases water from Great Lakes Water Authority - Lake Huron Treatment Facility which is required to test for monochloroacetic acid. Sample information shown below was taken by Great Lakes Water Authority - Lake Huron Treatment Facility.

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.

 

0

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2013N/A00N/A
2014ND30ND
2015N/A00N/A
2016N/A00N/A
2017N/A00N/A
2018ND80ND
2019ND90ND

ppb = parts per billion

State and national drinking water standards and health guidelines

EWG Health Guideline 53 ppb

The EWG Health Guideline of 53 ppb for monochloroacetic acid was proposed in 2020 by the California Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment as a public health goal, the level of a drinking water contaminant that does not pose a significant health risk.. This health guideline protects against system toxicity.

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

NOTE: Grand Blanc Township purchases water from Great Lakes Water Authority - Lake Huron Treatment Facility which is required to test for monochloroacetic acid. Sample information shown below was taken by Great Lakes Water Authority - Lake Huron Treatment Facility.

Date Lab ID Result