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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Monobromoacetic acid

Mount Morris, City of

NOTE: Mount Morris, City of purchases water from Genesee County Water System which is required to test for monobromoacetic acid. Sample information shown below was taken by Genesee County Water System.

Monobromoacetic 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.

 

28

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012ND30ND
2013ND20ND
2014ND10ND
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 25 ppb

The EWG Health Guideline of 25 ppb for monobromoacetic 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 muscular degeneration.

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

NOTE: Mount Morris, City of purchases water from Genesee County Water System which is required to test for monobromoacetic acid. Sample information shown below was taken by Genesee County Water System.

Date Lab ID Result
2012-04-18LLE24230ND
2012-04-18LLE24232ND
2012-04-18LLE24233ND
2012-04-18LLE24231ND
2012-07-18LLE37670ND
2012-07-18LLE37667ND
2012-07-18LLE37668ND
2012-07-18LLE37669ND
2012-10-17LLE52746ND
2012-10-17LLE52748ND
2012-10-17LLE52749ND
2012-10-17LLE52747ND
2013-01-15LLE61376ND
2013-01-15LLE61375ND
2013-01-15LLE61377ND
2013-01-15LLE61374ND
2013-06-28LLE80542ND
2013-06-28LLE80543ND
2013-10-31LLE99789ND
2013-10-31LLE99790ND
2014-01-30LLF08161ND
2014-01-30LLF08160ND
2014-04-09LLF14269ND
2014-04-09LLF14270ND
2014-07-08LLF26067ND
2014-07-08LLF26068ND
2014-10-02LLF41707ND
2014-10-02LLF41708ND