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Monochloroacetic acid

Waterford Township

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.

 

16

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
2014ND120ND
2015N/A00N/A
2016N/A00N/A
2017N/A00N/A
2018ND20ND

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

Date Lab ID Result
2014-01-28LLF07921ND
2014-01-28LLF07922ND
2014-01-28LLF07924ND
2014-01-28LLF07923ND
2014-04-09LLF14146ND
2014-04-09LLF14147ND
2014-04-09LLF14149ND
2014-04-09LLF14148ND
2014-07-17LLF27918ND
2014-07-17LLF27919ND
2014-07-17LLF27917ND
2014-07-17LLF27920ND
2018-07-19LLH94053ND
2018-07-19LLH94054ND
2019-07-23LLI51293ND
2019-07-23LLI51292ND