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Monochloroacetic acid

Gladstone

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.

 

51

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2010ND40ND
2011ND40ND
2012ND40ND
2013ND70ND
2014ND160ND
2015ND160ND

ppb = parts per billion.

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2010-01-15AB11291ND
2010-04-20AB16359ND
2010-07-20AB27637ND
2010-10-26AB35156ND
2011-01-06AB39225ND
2011-04-20AB44205ND
2011-07-12AB51346ND
2011-10-20AB59948ND
2012-01-24AB63650ND
2012-04-25AB69092ND
2012-08-02AB78073ND
2012-10-18AB84810ND
2013-02-12AB89796ND
2013-04-23AB94865ND
2013-07-16AC04189ND
2013-10-15AC12578ND
2013-10-15AC12579ND
2013-10-15AC12580ND
2013-10-15AC12581ND
2014-01-14AC16622ND
2014-01-14AC16621ND
2014-01-14AC16620ND
2014-01-14AC16619ND
2014-04-08AC21527ND
2014-04-08AC21526ND
2014-04-08AC21528ND
2014-04-08AC21529ND
2014-07-23AC30524ND
2014-07-23AC30523ND
2014-07-23AC30522ND
2014-07-23AC30525ND
2014-10-15AC37592ND
2014-10-15AC37593ND
2014-10-15AC37594ND
2014-10-15AC37595ND
2015-01-14AC40317ND
2015-01-14AC40318ND
2015-01-14AC40316ND
2015-01-14AC40319ND
2015-04-21AC45002ND
2015-04-21AC45003ND
2015-04-21AC45001ND
2015-04-21AC45000ND
2015-07-14AC54207ND
2015-07-14AC54208ND
2015-07-14AC54206ND
2015-07-14AC54205ND
2015-10-14AC61159ND
2015-10-14AC61161ND
2015-10-14AC61160ND
2015-10-14AC61162ND