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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Chlorodibromoacetic acid

Belton

NOTE: Belton purchases water from Kansas City which is required to test for chlorodibromoacetic acid. Sample information shown below was taken by Kansas City.

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

 

0

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012ND120ND
20130.436 ppb162ND - 4.05 ppb
2014ND160ND
20153.08 ppb104ND - 10.6 ppb
2016ND80ND
20170.235 ppb82ND - 0.960 ppb

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 chlorodibromoacetic 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: Belton purchases water from Kansas City which is required to test for chlorodibromoacetic acid. Sample information shown below was taken by Kansas City.

Date Lab ID Result